St Catherine's Monastery, Watten

Grid reference

ND 253 569 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

325300 956900

Latitude

58.49423013458088

Longitude

-3.2816402325600182

Altitude (metres)

45

County

Caithness

Nearby places

St Catherine's Nunnery, Watten (0.2 miles)

Cater Tober well, Watten (0.2 miles)

Watten, parish (1.97 miles)

St Dudoch's Kirk, Kirk o' Moss, Wick (2.44 miles)

Bower, parish (3.04 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

According to OS Name Book in 1871, 'Part of the foundation of a monastery dedicated to St Catherine of Sienna might have been seen near the established church manse about 1850. There are no records to be had of it and the last remains were removed by Rev A Gunn (Free Church Manse)'(cited by NMRS).

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Watten, parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Cater Tober well, Watten

Adjoined to St Catherine's Nunnery, Watten