MHG8380 - St. Monan's Church, Balconie


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Type and Period (1)

  • CHURCH (Early Medieval to Medieval - 561 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH66NW 15 61 65.

Not far from Killitiarnan (Kiltearn Church) was the Culdee church of St. Monan's.
R Bain 1899.

Ref. in 1546 to "chaplain of Balkny in the ph. of Kilberne", in 1551 to "the chaplainry of Saint Monan on the lands of Balcony, and to the chaplainry of "St. Monanis" in 1561-6 and 1573; and in 1623 to "the chaplainry or bursary of Balconie named Tomless, with the brewhouse and croft of the same named Brabneris Croft".
Orig Paroch Scot 1855; Reg Magni Sig Reg Scott 1984.

No further info. (But see NH66NW 1)
Visited by OS (R D L) 5 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6100 6500 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

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