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Latitude: 55.0652 / 55°3'54"N
Longitude: -3.0471 / 3°2'49"W
OS Eastings: 333226
OS Northings: 575031
OS Grid: NY332750
Mapcode National: GBR 795W.31
Mapcode Global: WH7Z2.5Y89
Plus Code: 9C7R3X83+35
Entry Name: Old Parish Church, Morton
Listing Name: Morton Churchyard (Sark Tower Churchyard)
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334587
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3528
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Tagged with: Church building
Quadrangular burial enclosure at head of steep slope above E
bank of River Sark. Bounded on 3 sides by rubble-built walls
with flat ashlar coping (gate at N), iron fence above bank.
Site of Morton church; 17th-19th carved headstones, many with
good classical ornament, and burial place of Kinmont Willie
(Willie Armstrong) celebrated border reiver.
Morton Parish was disjoined in 1621 and part annexed by
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