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Churchyard, Avoch Parish Church, Braehead, Avoch

A Category B Listed Building in Avoch, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5682 / 57°34'5"N

Longitude: -4.1732 / 4°10'23"W

OS Eastings: 270107

OS Northings: 855206

OS Grid: NH701552

Mapcode National: GBR J82Q.F3H

Mapcode Global: WH4G3.V1XG

Plus Code: 9C9QHR9G+7P

Entry Name: Churchyard, Avoch Parish Church, Braehead, Avoch

Listing Name: Avoch Village Braehead Avoch Parish Churchyard

Listing Date: 13 April 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330715

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB440

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avoch

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Parish: Avoch

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Rubble-built churchyard wall with dressed cope encloses

graveyard containing 18th, 19th and 20th-century tombstones,

including grave of Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Avoch (died

1820), the discoverer of the Mackenzie river in Canada, and

late 19th century Gothic enclosure for James Fletcher of

Rosehaugh and his wife.

Square gate piers with pyramidal cope supporting wrought-iron curvilinear scroll bracket with lamp in centre.

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