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Bellie Burial Ground

A Category B Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6343 / 57°38'3"N

Longitude: -3.085 / 3°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 335310

OS Northings: 861000

OS Grid: NJ353610

Mapcode National: GBR L8RK.1HH

Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.LC4T

Entry Name: Bellie Burial Ground

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332202

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1538

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bellie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Rectangular rubble walled burial ground, the walling coped
with turf at W. Pair simple rubble gatepiers at N with modern
cast-iron gates. 17th, 18th, 19th century and subsequent
tombstones.

Statement of Interest

Burial ground encloses site of former Bellie Parish Church,

rebuilt in Fochabers 1795-8. Said to be burying place of Lord

Graham, son of Marquis of Montrose, who died at 'Bogs' in

1645 aged 16.

The modern extension to the burial ground lying to the S is

not included in the listing.

See separate entry for Gordon Tomb.

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