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Shebster, St Magnus' Chapel

Chapel (Medieval)

Site Name Shebster, St Magnus' Chapel

Classification Chapel (Medieval)

Canmore ID 7950

Site Number ND06SW 23

NGR ND 017 639

NGR Description ND c. 017 639

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Reay
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND06SW 23 c. 017 639

See also ND06SW 7.

The ruins of a Roman Catholic chapel lie in Shebster (ND 017 639).

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845.

There was a chapel, dedicated to St. Magnus, at Shebster.

D Beaton 1909.

No evidence was found concerning this (?pre-Reformation) chapel.

Visited by OS (N K B) 11 November 1964.

No change.

Visited by OS (J B) 5 November 1981.


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