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Newton, Tain

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Newton, Tain

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 15321

Site Number NH88SW 3

NGR NH 8454 8144

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH88SW 3 8454 8144.

(NH 8454 8144) Chapel (NR) (Remains of)

OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

Remains of a chapel said to have been erected in the 16th century. The walls are now almost at ground level. The surrounding graveyard was used up 1832.

Name Book 1871.

The remains of a chapel measuring 11.8m E-W by 5.0m with turf-covered walls of 0.7m maximum height and about 1.5m thick. The entrance is marked by a gap towards the W end of the S wall. The overgrown graveyard is featureless and its boundary wall is scarcely traceable.

Visited by OS (I S S) 6 September 1972.


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