MHG950 - Church, Monadh Nan Carn

Summary

A chapel of ease, built in 1838. Went out of use shortly afterwards after the tenants were removed during the improvements.

Type and Period (2)

  • CHURCH (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAPEL OF EASE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Church erected 1838. Disused soon after when the tenants of the small farms, now under sheep, were removed.
Name Book 1873. <1>

Marked as a Chapel of Ease on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, and just as 'Church' on the 2nd edition. <2><3>

Church survives in roofed condition. It sits within its own enclosure wall (partly tumbled). Large metal doors on the E gable suggest usage for agricultural storage. Site visit photographs taken by Andrew Puls. <4>


<1> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 9, 135 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3399.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1871-3, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Caithness (surveyed 1870-72) (Image/Map). SHG23773.


<3> Ordnance Survey, 1906, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Caithness (Image/Map). SHG23362.


<4> Puls, A, Site Visit Photographs (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23993.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0488 5870 (25m by 15m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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