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Ballyhennan, Burial Ground, Monuments and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2034 / 56°12'12"N

Longitude: -4.7206 / 4°43'14"W

OS Eastings: 231332

OS Northings: 704529

OS Grid: NN313045

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.F1J6

Mapcode Global: WH2L5.GBBR

Entry Name: Ballyhennan, Burial Ground, Monuments and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 8 September 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331259

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB827

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Arrochar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Range of 18th and 19th century grave monuments; early 18th century slab monuments with masonic symbols. 19th century burial enclosure to MacMurrich family of Stuckgowan against W wall, decorative cast-iron enclosing railings. Later 19th century Celtic cross monuments.

BOUNDARY WALL: low rubble boundary wall enclosing graveyard.

Statement of Interest

Ballyhennan has a long history as a burial ground, apparently the Norse Vikings were buried here in 1263. Most of the monuments date from the 18th and 19th centuries. The former Free Church in front of the graveyard is listed separately.

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