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Burial Enclosure of Admiral Knight, Jordanstone

A Category B Listed Building in Alyth, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6124 / 56°36'44"N

Longitude: -3.1854 / 3°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 327340

OS Northings: 747350

OS Grid: NO273473

Mapcode National: GBR VD.GFYW

Mapcode Global: WH6PJ.12F6

Entry Name: Burial Enclosure of Admiral Knight, Jordanstone

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335645

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4390

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alyth

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathmore

Parish: Alyth

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Circa 1788. Simple rubble-built enclosure with low entry,
broad deep lintel replaced 1889 by Col J Keppel Knight
with an inscription. simple tombslab with inscription
'ADMIRAL JOHN KNIGHT/BORN 1710 DIED 1788

Statement of Interest

Historic interest Admiral Knight was an agnostic who

insisted on being buried in his own garden, related to

Queen Charlotte's lady-in waiting Miss Knight.

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