MHG8684 - St. Duthus's Church, Castle Brae, Tain


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  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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Small structure unroofed within later cemetery. Propped up with timber over doors and fenced and marked as dangerous - HAW 8/2004

NH78SE 34 7804 8217
Collegiate Church of St Duthac (Duthus), see NH78SE0004

The (roofless) restored remains of what was probably the original parish church, dedicated to St Duthus (Duthac) stand to the SE of the Collegiate Church (NH78SE 3). It was built at turn of 14th and 15th centuries.
D MacGibbon and T Ross 1896-7; RCAHMS 1979; J Close-Brooks 1986.G Stell 1986.

MacGibbon and Ross, D and T, 1896-7, The ecclesiastical architecture of Scotland from the earliest Christian times to the seventeenth century, Vol. 2, 539-42 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2443.

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. 239 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

Stell, G, 1986, Architecture and society in Easter Ross before 1707, 106 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG3139.

Close-Brooks, J, 1986, Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands, 114 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2053.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7804 8216 (12m by 8m)
Map sheet NH78SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TAIN

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