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Kineddar Cross and Kineddar Burial Ground Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Heldon and Laich, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.7095 / 57°42'34"N

Longitude: -3.305 / 3°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 322340

OS Northings: 869600

OS Grid: NJ223696

Mapcode National: GBR L86B.W70

Mapcode Global: WH6J1.6HG6

Entry Name: Kineddar Cross and Kineddar Burial Ground Walls

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333133

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2249

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Drainie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Heldon and Laich

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

CROSS: plain stone shaft, probably of medieval date, tapering
vestiges of chamfering and stops at apex, surmounted by later
iron cross. Mounted on 3-stepped stone plinth.
BURIAL GROUND: walled enclosure on site of early medieval
Kineddar Church, of which no trace remains. Walls, A and W
Reid, 1853.

Statement of Interest

Kineddar ante-dates Spynie Church and Palace (13th century)

as site of Bishopric of Moray.

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