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Trailtrow Burial Ground and Murray Aisle

A Category B Listed Building in Cummertrees, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0374 / 55°2'14"N

Longitude: -3.3237 / 3°19'25"W

OS Eastings: 315503

OS Northings: 572236

OS Grid: NY155722

Mapcode National: GBR 5B76.70

Mapcode Global: WH6XZ.XNG3

Entry Name: Trailtrow Burial Ground and Murray Aisle

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334683

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3571

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cummertrees

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Roughly quadrangular burial ground, rubble-built walls
enclosing 18th and 19th century stone monuments, Murray aisle
and probable site of Trailtrow chapel, Repentance tower
(listed separately) incorporated at NW: gateway on N wall.
MURRAY AISLE: 1800, incorporating existing aisle
(inscription); rectangular-plan and unroofed; stugged ashlar
with polished margins, corniced W-facing gateway, eaves
course and cornice; iron gate, with inscribed panels above;
monuments on inner walls.
MONUMENTS: mostly sited near S wall of enclosure; some with
good classical ornament.

Statement of Interest

Panel on aisle inscribed "...rebuilt and considerably

enlarged and heightened in the walls by John Murray of

Murraythwaite 1800".

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