MHG7147 - Inchrory


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Type and Period (1)

  • CHAPEL (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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NH55NW 15 512 596.
Chapel of the Virgin Mary of Inchrory stood on N side of both road and river opposite Fodderty churchyard. (NH 55 NW 13)
It is mentioned 1349 and was held by Vicar of Foddertie at the Reformation. The name Croicht an Teampuil - Croft of the Church - applied to a small field at NH 512 595, probably has some bearing; and the neighbouring name 'Dochmaluag' at NH 519 599, incorporates the name of Mo-Luoc of Lismore (died 592) incorporates the name of Mo-Luoc of Lismore (died 595) and could indicate an early origin for the chapel. OPS 1855; W J Watson 1904; H Scott 1929; NSA 1845; W J Watson 1926; Name Book 1876

No further information Visited by OS (J B) 25 April 1975

Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 9, 76 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3399.

NSA, 1845, The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy, Vol. 14, Ross-shire, 252 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2597.

OPS, 1855, Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland, 498-9 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG342.

Watson, W J, 1904, Place names of Ross and Cromarty, 101 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2917.

Scott, H et al (eds.), 1915-61, Fasti ecclesiae Scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation, 659-60 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2773.

Watson, W J, 1926, The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland: being the Rhind lectures on archaeology (expanded) delivered in 1916, 292-3 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2918.

RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 26, No. 221 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5119 5960 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH55NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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