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Olgrinbeg, St Peter's Chapel

Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Olgrinbeg, St Peter's Chapel

Classification Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 8355

Site Number ND15SW 2

NGR ND 1112 5363

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND15SW 2 1112 5363.

(ND 1112 5363) St Peter's Chapel (NR) (In Ruins)

OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

On the left bank of the Olgrimbeg Burn are the remains of St Peter's Chapel. The walls stand to a height of about 2ft and are 3ft in width. The interior dimensions are 24ft by 13ft. There is no sign of a chancel nor are there any details to indicate the period of erection.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

The remains of the chapel are as described above. Its overall dimensions are 10.7 by 5.8m. Nothing remains of its graveyard.

Visited by OS (E G C) 15 April 1962.

(ND 1112 5363) St Peter's Chapel (NR) (remains of)

OS 6" map, (1963)

No change to the previous field report.

Revised at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J M) 10 November 1982

Chapel, St Peter's. Dimensions: 10.7 x 5.7m. Rectangular structure with no surviving internal features. Orientation NW-SE.

R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995


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