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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 663400

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH80NE 4 86878 07688

(NH 8687 0767) Duchess of Gordon's Monument (NAT)

Site of St. Eata's Chapel (NR).

OS 6" map, Inverness, 2nd ed., (1903).

See also NH80NE 18.

Before the erection of the monument to Jane, Duchess of Gordon in 1812, the site of St. Eata's chapel was visible. but since the interment replanting and trenching have removed all traces. Nothing is known of the erection of the chapel or when it was disused.

Shaw records that 'St Eata, at Kinara' was one of three pre-Reformation chapels, besides the parish church, in Alvie.

Name Book 1871; L Shaw 1882.

No further information.

Visited by OS (N K B), 28 November 1966.

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