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TITLE
Sinclair burial-aisle, Old Parish Church, Wick
EXTERNAL ID
HC_PLANNING_06_036_1716
PLACENAME
Wick
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
1980
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
T. Kenneth MacKenzie
SOURCE
The Highland Council Planning Department
ASSET ID
15291
KEYWORDS
burials
graves
churchyards
cemeteries
Sinclair burial-aisle, Old Parish Church, Wick

The Sinclair burial-aisle is stands at the old Parish Church at Wick and dates from the late 16th century. It is said to have been built for George, 4th Earl of Caithness. Burial aisles came about after 1851 when burials within churches were banned. Wealthy families instead added burial aisles to churches or built separate burial enclosures.

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Sinclair burial-aisle, Old Parish Church, Wick

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

burials; graves; churchyards; cemeteries

The Highland Council Planning Department

The Highland Council Planning Dept

The Sinclair burial-aisle is stands at the old Parish Church at Wick and dates from the late 16th century. It is said to have been built for George, 4th Earl of Caithness. Burial aisles came about after 1851 when burials within churches were banned. Wealthy families instead added burial aisles to churches or built separate burial enclosures.