MHG61297 - Stocks - Mercat Cross, Dornoch


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Type and Period (1)

  • STOCKS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Pictured on Dornoch Historylinks Image Library is an old photograph of the Mercat Cross and stocks (No. 36). The photo was taken in the 1920s but it shows the stocks with a sign saying 1722. See also No. 12271-12272. <1>

A reproduction of the stocks is displayed at Historylinks Museum. Also within the collection there is a heavy padlock and key (Acc. No. 2011_080_01). Local accounts suggest that this lock came from the town stocks. See link below for photo (No. 10665). <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7975 8970 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (3)

  • STOCKS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PADLOCK KEY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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