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Kirkgunzeon Parish Church Graveyard, Mcwhire Monument

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkgunzeon, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9828 / 54°58'57"N

Longitude: -3.773 / 3°46'22"W

OS Eastings: 286636

OS Northings: 566790

OS Grid: NX866667

Mapcode National: GBR 2B2T.YM

Mapcode Global: WH5X1.00MY

Entry Name: Kirkgunzeon Parish Church Graveyard, Mcwhire Monument

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341973

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9678

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkgunzeon

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Kirkgunzeon

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1831. Tall sandstone monument to the McWhire family
sited in Kirkgunzeon parish church graveyard. Monument in 3
stages; rusticated lower stage with urn in niche supports
podium with dedicatory inscription. Above rises tall
sandstone obelisk with urn finial.

Statement of Interest

B group with Kirkgunzeon Parish Church and Mansepark.

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