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Brodie Castle, Burial Ground

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.595 / 57°35'42"N

Longitude: -3.7192 / 3°43'9"W

OS Eastings: 297334

OS Northings: 857414

OS Grid: NH973574

Mapcode National: GBR K85N.C19

Mapcode Global: WH5H8.VC3F

Entry Name: Brodie Castle, Burial Ground

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333149

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2264

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Dyke And Moy

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Late 19th century. Simple square tooled rubble walled burial
ground with tooled ashlar cope and rusticated quoins.
Polished ashlar gate piers in centre of S wall and polished
ashlar pedimented memorial in centre of N wall.
MURAL MEMORIAL: pilastered and pedimented memorial rising
above burial ground wall which abuts each side. Brodie coat
of arms in centre and 3 memorial plaques below.
GATEPIERS AND GATES: pair square rusticated ashlar gates with
simple stepped caps; pair cast and wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Simple bronze plaques set at regular intervals on inside wall

faces mark burial places of various members of Brodie family.

Central mural plaque bears coat of arms and initials WB and

EB for William Brodie (d.1873) and Elizbeth Baillie his wife

(d.1914), and tablets to their son Hugh (d.1889) and 2 of

Hugh's sons, Alistair (d.1899) and Douglas (d.1916).

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