MHG9095 - Dingwall Burgh


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURGH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NB GR corrected to above, centre of High Street - HAW 9/2003

NH55NE 22 55 58.

This royal burgh was granted by Robert 1 to William, Earl of Ross in 1321; the name is of Norse origin.
W J Watson 1904; N Macrae 1923; G S Pryde 1965; G G Simpson 1972; W F H Nicolaisen 1976; RCAHMS 1979.

Burgh survey report in Assoc. Docs

Dingwall and Strathpeffer, {195-?}, Dingwall and Strathpeffer: official guide (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2123.

James Urquhart, F.S.A., S.C.O.T., 1896, 'Preliminary notice of the seals of the royal burghs of Scotland.', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 30 1896, p.253-66, 253-66 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG3022.

Watson, W J, 1904, Place names of Ross and Cromarty, 93-4 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2917.

MacRae, N, 1923, The romance of a royal burgh: Dingwall's story of a thousand years (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2489.

Pryde, G S, 1965, The burghs of Scotland: a critical list, 45, No. 117 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2640.

Simpson, G G (ed.), 1972, Scotland's medieval burghs: an archaeological heritage in danger, 33 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2794.

Nicolaisen, W F H, 1976, Scottish place names: their study and significance, 119 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2576.

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, 31, No. 266 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

Simpson and Stevenson, A T and S, 1981, Historic Dingwall: the archaeological implications of development (Text/Report). SHG2792.

Historic Scotland, 1996, Historic Dingwall, the archaeological implications of development. with colour-coded constraint maps showing areas of protected ancient monuments, possible areas requiring archaeological monitoring and areas that are archaeologically sterile., 1:2500 scale constraint map (Text/Report). SHG2317.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5499 5875 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH55NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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