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Auldearn Church

Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Auldearn Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Auldearn Parish Church; Auldearn Church War Memorial

Canmore ID 15560

Site Number NH95NW 6

NGR NH 91941 55561

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH95NW 6.00 91941 55561

(NH 9194 5555) Church (NAT)

OS 6" map (1959)

NH95NW 6.01 NH 91962 55569 (Old) Church; Burials

NH95NW 6.02 NH 91936 55538 Sundial

NH95NW 6.03 Centred NH 91950 55561 Churchyard

The parish church of Auldearn, built in 1757, It is adjoined by an unroofed portion of its predecessor (whose windows bear traces of Gothic architecture), which is now used for burial.

St Columba was associated with Auldearn but whether his establishment was on this site or whether the medieval church was dedicated to him is not known.

G Bain 1893.

As described above.

Visited by OS (RD) 26 November 1965.

Activities

Field Visit (26 November 1965)

As described above.

Visited by OS (RD) 26 November 1965.

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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