MHG8869 - Rosemarkie Market Cross


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Type and Period (1)

  • MARKET CROSS (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH75NW 3 7363 5752.
(NH 7363 5752) Cross (NR) (site of) OS 6" map, (1959)

This was the site of Rosemarkie market cross. It was destroyed about 1835. It consisted of an octagonal sandstone slab, with a cap, standing on a plinth about 6' square and 2' high.
A J Beaton 1885.

The cross was still standing at the date of composition of the New Statistical Account (1839). This describes it as 'an ancient shaft of stone, forming the Cross of Rosemarkie, and bearing as capital a ducal crown'.
NSA 1845.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7363 5752 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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