MHG8540 - Old Shandwick burial ground


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NB Clach a Charridh apparently means stone of the grave plots (Placenames of Wester Ross) - HA 7/2003

NH87SE 3 8556 7473.

(NH 8556 7473) Clach a Charridh (sculptured stone)
Burying Ground (Site of) (NAT) ie marked by cross
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1889)

Burial ground Shandwick was last used during cholera pestilence 1832 and was ploughed down by the tenant of farm c. 1885.
H Miller 1889.

No trace. Visited by OS (A A) 29 August 1972.

Untitled Source (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph). SHG4001.

Miller, H, 1889, 'Note on fragments of two sculptured stones of Celtic Workmanship found in the churchyard of Tarbat, Easter Ross', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 23 1888-9, p.435-44, 442 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1173.

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, 28, No. 236 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8556 7473 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH87SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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