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Latitude: 55.224 / 55°13'26"N
Longitude: -3.7687 / 3°46'7"W
OS Eastings: 287593
OS Northings: 593620
OS Grid: NX875936
Mapcode National: GBR 2831.W5
Mapcode Global: WH5VP.2YPM
Entry Name: Dalgarnog Old Burial Ground
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335190
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4013
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Irregular quadrangular-plan burial ground enclosing mostly
stone monuments, many with good classical ornament. Red
sandstone ashlar-coped rubble-built walls; square ashlar
gatepiers on east wall are corniced with shaped caps; spiked wrought-iron gates. Headstones mostly 18th-19th century, many
with fluted pilasters, urns, swags and pediments; tall cross
erected 1925 (D J Beattie & Son of Carlisle sculptors) a
memorial to 57 Nithsdale Covenanters.
Dalgarnoc parish annexed by Closeburn 1606; disjoined 1648
and rejoined circa 1671. Letter book relating to erection of
cross held at Hornel Library, Kirkcudbright.
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