Aberdeenshire HER - NK05NE0002 - ST MARY'S CHAPEL, RATTRAY

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Primary ReferenceNK05NE0002
NameST MARY'S CHAPEL, RATTRAY
NRHE Card No.NK05NE2
NRHE Numlink 21090
HES SM No. 3303
HES LB No.
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Incomplete
Details Remains of chapel, rectangular in plan which measures internally 45ft E-W by 18ft 9in N-S with walls 3ft thick. It is roughly built of rubble robbed of its dressings. Mentioned 1214/1233 it was possibly built in the late 12th Century, when according to the NSA it was the private chapel of the nearby castle (NK05NE0004). The gables are nearly entire with the E gable having three lancet windows with some red sandstone keystones left. A considerable portion of the side walls remain; there appear to have been doorways on the north, west and southwest. Old graveyard still maintained.
Last Update30/08/2019
Updated Bycpalmer
Compiler 
Date of Compilation04/07/1977

Easting: 408506.833652186, Northing: 857529.345835047

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Monument Types

Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
GRAVEYARDS  E100
CHAPELS REMAINS OFA100
WINDOWSLANCET B100
CHURCHYARDS  C100
STONESGRAVE D100