Aberdeenshire HER - NJ43NW0009 - WALLA' KIRK

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Primary ReferenceNJ43NW0009
NameWALLA' KIRK
NRHE Card No.NJ43NW9
NRHE Numlink 17282
HES SM No.
HES LB No. 9163
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Complete 2
Details Graveyard and site of a chapel marked by a slight rise in graveyard, which is still in use. An old font is situated within the burial ground. St Walloch's Bath, a cavity in the rock, 3-4 ft deep, is supplied by a small spring running into it from the E brae. Said to have had healing properties. Walla' Pot is described as a pool in the river which, like Walloch's Bath, was used as a bathing place for curing people. Rubble-built enclosure with wall steps. Some 18th century stones, mostly modern. Plain square enclosure of Gordons of Wardhouse and Beldorney restored by Rafael Gordon 1913
Last Update02/09/2019
Updated Bycpalmer
Compiler 
Date of Compilation 

Easting: 342655.5103816, Northing: 837222.782377883

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National Grid Reference: NJ 4265 3722



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Monument Types

Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
GRAVEYARDS  F100
CHAPELS SITE OFA100
CHURCHYARDS  B100
FONTSSTONE C100
BATHSROCK-CUT D100
ENCLOSURESBURIAL E100