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Keirmill Village Keir Parish Old Graveyard

A Category B Listed Building in Mid and Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2194 / 55°13'9"N

Longitude: -3.7891 / 3°47'20"W

OS Eastings: 286282

OS Northings: 593142

OS Grid: NX862931

Mapcode National: GBR 18Z2.GT

Mapcode Global: WH5VV.R2WL

Entry Name: Keirmill Village Keir Parish Old Graveyard

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342681

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10256

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Irregular-plan graveyard enclosure set on slope; rubble-built
walls, corniced square gatepiers built of squared red rubble
with pyramidal caps. 17th-19th century tombstones, some with
good classical sculpture; also family monument of
Kirkpatrick MacMillan inventor of the pedal bicycle.

Statement of Interest

Site of Parish church until the present building was erected

in 1814.

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