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Aerial view of Church and churchyard

SC 537306

Description Aerial view of Church and churchyard

Catalogue Number SC 537306

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of B 49268

Scope and Content Aerial view of Tarbat Church and churchyard at Portmahomack, Ross and Cromarty There may have been an Early Christian monastery at Portmahomack. Excavations have revealed a group of long-cist burials, which may be an indication of early Christian activity. Around this church which is of medieval origin but dates mainly to 1756, there are traces of a cropmark which resembles the vallum or enclosure at the monastery in Iona. The vallum marked the boundary of the Early Christian monastery. Three grave-markers with simple inscribed crosses have been found, as well as many fragments of Pictish carved stones which probably date to the 9th century. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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