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Kirkton, Old Burial Ground and Watch-House

A Category B Listed Building in Ardersier, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5837 / 57°35'1"N

Longitude: -4.0417 / 4°2'30"W

OS Eastings: 278023

OS Northings: 856688

OS Grid: NH780566

Mapcode National: GBR J8DP.1BR

Mapcode Global: WH4FZ.WNJ3

Entry Name: Kirkton, Old Burial Ground and Watch-House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332441

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1720

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardersier

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Culloden and Ardersier

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Late 18th-early 19th century square walled burial ground;
good quality squared tooled rubble with cherry cocking and
tooled ashlar cope. Pair square tooled ashlar gate piers
with moulded cornice and shaped pyramidal caps, formerly
supporting ball finials. Good 18th and 19th century tomb
stones. Early 19th century rectangular watchhouse built into
NW angle. Rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Entrance in E
elevation, 2 small vents, in E and S walls; end stacks;
slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Site of former Parish Church before that of 1802 was

constructed elsewhere in parish. This church and the manse

were built of clay in 1769, and in "ruinous condition" by

1792.

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