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Old Parish Church, Ardersier

A Category B Listed Building in Ardersier, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5837 / 57°35'1"N

Longitude: -4.0417 / 4°2'30"W

OS Eastings: 278023

OS Northings: 856688

OS Grid: NH780566

Mapcode National: GBR J8DP.1BR

Mapcode Global: WH4FZ.WNJ3

Plus Code: 9C9QHXM5+F8

Entry Name: Old Parish Church, Ardersier

Listing Name: Kirkton, Old Burial Ground and Watch-House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332441

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1720

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardersier

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Culloden and Ardersier

Parish: Campbeltown

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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The monument comprises a fort and later dun on the crest of a rocky ridge. The fort measures about 42.5 x 30.5m within two ramparts which are presently defined by low scarps. On the W both lines of rampart have been disturbed by cultivation. Much of the interior of the fort is covered by the dun, which is oval in plan and measures internally about 15m x 12m. Its wall consists of a band of debris about 3m thick. There is no clear indication of the position of the entrance. There are two small circular hollows in the interior of the dun, the larger of which is about 4m across and has a low stone bank arounds its edge.

The area to be scheduled measures 100m E-W and 110m N-S to include the fort, the dun and an area around these monuments in which traces of activities associated with their use may survive.

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