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)

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>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred ND 0488 5870 (25m by 15m) Estimated from sources
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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