MHG8869 - Rosemarkie Market Cross
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Type and Period (1)
- MARKET CROSS (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
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'.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Beaton, A J. 1885. Illustrated guide to Fortrose and vicinity with an appendix on the antiquities of the Black Isle. 50.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: 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. Ross and Cromarty, xiv, p.353..
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Ross and Cromarty, No.28, p.31..
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7363 5752 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14347 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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