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Burial Ground, Kiltearn Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Cromarty Firth, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6555 / 57°39'19"N

Longitude: -4.32 / 4°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 261660

OS Northings: 865207

OS Grid: NH616652

Mapcode National: GBR H8PH.CWZ

Mapcode Global: WH3DB.MV14

Plus Code: 9C9QMM4H+5X

Entry Name: Burial Ground, Kiltearn Parish Church

Listing Name: Kiltearn Old Parish Church and Burial Ground

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339917

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7915

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kiltearn

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Cromarty Firth

Parish: Kiltearn

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Church; roofless, re-built as T-plan 1790-91, incorporating
some earlier walling and medieval details (see east gable);
orientated east/west with projecting wing at centre south
elevation. Harled rubble (much harling now missing), ashlar
margins. Symmetrical north facade with 2 long round headed
keystoned windows, blocked at impost level, flanked by single
ground and gallery windows; round-headed
windows in east and west gables with similar detailing;
doorways in outer bays, south elevation. Double forestair
on south gable, to centre 1st floor corniced doorway with
moulded jambs, leading to former Foulis aisle, with corniced
apex chimney above. Bellcote at west gable apex.
Earlier angle buttresses at east gable and vestiges of
hoodmould of blocked Gothic window.
Burial ground; rubble walled burial ground surrounds church;
pair square ashlar gate piers; burial enclosure of Munros
of Foulis from 1588; various 17th, 18th and 19th century
tombs.

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