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Latitude: 57.6342 / 57°38'3"N
Longitude: -3.0847 / 3°5'4"W
OS Eastings: 335329
OS Northings: 860988
OS Grid: NJ353609
Mapcode National: GBR L8RK.1MX
Mapcode Global: WH6JJ.LC9X
Plus Code: 9C9RJWM8+M4
Entry Name: Gordon Tomb, Burial Ground, Old Parish Church, Bellie
Listing Name: Bellie Burial Ground, Gordon Tomb
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332204
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1539
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde
Traditional County: Banffshire
William Robertson, 1825-6. Square classical colonnaded
mausoleum standing on stepped plinth; 12 Ionic columns
suport entablature with raised centre armorial panels E and
W, each surmounted by swagged urn.
Pair small sarcophagi, one with no inscription and one dated
1834 and inscribed.
Of the 2 sarcophagi in the Gordon Tomb, one is uninscribed
and undated. This is the burial place of Jean Christie, wife
of the 4th Duke of Gordon, who died 21 August 1824. She was
a native of Fochabers and of humble origin. The second tomb
is that of her son Adam, of Newtongarrie (Aberdeenshire),
who died at Burnside, near Buckie, 14 August 1834.
Upgraded B to A, 24.3.88
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