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Latitude: 55.1319 / 55°7'54"N
Longitude: -3.6851 / 3°41'6"W
OS Eastings: 292661
OS Northings: 583241
OS Grid: NX926832
Mapcode National: GBR 29P3.Z5
Mapcode Global: WH5W9.C8FP
Entry Name: Dunscore Old Churchyard (Near Farthingwell)
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335465
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4229
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Lochar
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Quadrangular churchard, rubble-built ashlar-coped walls,
stile and gates on west wall. Many interesting 17th-19th
century monuments are within, including simple,
rectangular-plan Ferguson of Isle mausoleum (erected 1770;
droved red ashlar, with rusticated quoins), and tombs of the
Griersons. Lairds of Lag.
The RCAHM INVENTORY, 1920, notes the Grierson of Lag
monuments (No. 149).
A stone from Lag tower is incorporated in Sir Robert
Grierson's (d.1733) monument (erected 1897); for this see
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY STANDARD & ADVERTISER 20.10.1897.
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