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Fortrose Cathedral Square, Fortrose Cathedral (Ss. Peter and Bonifacius Graveyard and Walls

A Category A Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5808 / 57°34'50"N

Longitude: -4.1305 / 4°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 272705

OS Northings: 856522

OS Grid: NH727565

Mapcode National: GBR J85P.GNX

Mapcode Global: WH4FY.JQ9D

Plus Code: 9C9QHVJ9+8Q

Entry Name: Fortrose Cathedral Square, Fortrose Cathedral (Ss. Peter and Bonifacius Graveyard and Walls

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373149

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31812

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Cathedral begun probably in earlier 13th century, consisted of

nave, chancel and south aisle to nave. South aisle remains,

late 14th/early 15th century, 5 bays with western 2 bays

narrower than east bays; in re-entrant angle bell/clocktower, square-plan changing at angles by offsets above base to octagon;

later octagonal spired roof. Arcade to north with piers of

clustered shafts and pointed arches. Remains of tracery in

windows. Stone vaulted roof. Monuments from later 14th/early

15 century onwards including notable ones to Mackenzies of

Seaforth and of Coul. Restoration, Robert Matheson, HM Office

of Works, 1854, and since.

Statement of Interest

Guardianship Monument.

Scheduled Area. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 90147.

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