MHG950 - Church, Monadh Nan Carn
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)
- None recorded
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.
- <1> Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 9, 135.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-3. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Caithness (surveyed 1870-72). Digital.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Caithness. Digital.
- <4> Image/Photograph(s): Puls, A. Site Visit Photographs. Colour. . Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0488 5870 (25m by 15m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7729 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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