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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 663183

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH68NW 6.00 NH 60553 89433

NH68NW 6.01 Centred on NH 60513 89420 churchyard (including MacKay Monument)

NH68NW 6.02 NH 605 894 churchyard gates

For discovery of silver coin, see NH68NW 7.

(NH 6054 8943) Church (NAT)

OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

St. Columba's Church, parish church of Kincardine is listed as one of the churches of the Diocese of Ross (Macrae 1923) and seems to occupy the site of its predecessors. It was built in 1799 (OPS 1855).

Orig Paroch Scot 1855; N Macrae 1923.

The church is believed to occupy the site of a previous church or churches (Information from Mr Fergus MacLeod, Ardgay House, Ardgay). It is now disused. On the lintel of the door on the south side of the church at its east end are the initials M A.G. and the date 1799.

Visited by OS (W D J) 21 May 1963.

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