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Kinglassie, Church Lane, Kinglassie Parish Church Gateway, Graveyard and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Kinglassie, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1731 / 56°10'23"N

Longitude: -3.2453 / 3°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 322779

OS Northings: 698524

OS Grid: NT227985

Mapcode National: GBR 26.H2VN

Mapcode Global: WH6RM.33WG

Entry Name: Kinglassie, Church Lane, Kinglassie Parish Church Gateway, Graveyard and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345977

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13005

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinglassie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes West and Kinglassie

Parish: Kinglassie

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

GATEWAY: late 17th - early 18th century segmental-arched gateway (inner arch gone) with adjacent lean-to offertory house (semi-derelict) to N. Random rubble with ashlar quoin strips, keystone, voussoirs, skews, moulded skewputts and block finial. Offertory house with door to S and small window to W.

GRAVEYARD: 18th and 19th century, moulded and inscribed headstones include: 1743 memorial to ?Michael Stone(?), tenant Goot Milk? with winged angel and fluted columns supporting dentilled ogee cornice, similar mouldings to reverse with initials ?AN MD? with hour glass, skull and crossed bones: 1817 stone with anchor and flanking canons ?Erected by Andrew Young RN? in memory of his wife.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls with timber door in architraved pedestrian gate to W.

Statement of Interest

Hutchison refers to common ground known as ?the Kill? to E of the church "where in a ruin by the Kirk-gate J Ferguson used to kill pigs", presumably this ruin is the offertory house. The church is listed separately.

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