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Rosemarkie Market Cross

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Rosemarkie Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 14347

Site Number NH75NW 3

NGR NH 7363 5752

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rosemarkie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH75NW 3 7363 5752

(NH 7363 5752) Cross (NR) (site of)

OS 6" map, (1959)

This was the site of Rosemarkie market cross. It was destroyed about 1835. It consisted of an octagonal sandstone slab, with a cap, standing on a plinth about 6' square and 2' high.

A J Beaton 1885.

The cross was still standing at the date of composition of the New Statistical Account (1839). This describes it as 'an ancient shaft of stone, forming the Cross of Rosemarkie, and bearing as capital a ducal crown'.

NSA 1845.

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