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Graveyard And Gate Piers, Arran

A Category C Listed Building in Ardrossan and Arran, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.5839 / 55°35'2"N

Longitude: -5.1696 / 5°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 200330

OS Northings: 636815

OS Grid: NS003368

Mapcode National: GBR FFMY.LTQ

Mapcode Global: WH1MQ.KXH4

Plus Code: 9C7PHRMJ+H5

Entry Name: Graveyard And Gate Piers, Arran

Listing Name: Brodick, Near Glensburig Bridge, Graveyard

Listing Date: 28 January 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346570

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13417

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200346570

Location: Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ardrossan and Arran

Parish: Kilbride

Traditional County: Buteshire

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Early 19th century. Rectangular-plan graveyard. Rubble enclosing walls; 2 pyramdidal-capped ashlar gatepiers with cast-iron gates. Various 19th and 20th century sculpted tombstones; unusual tall carved cross in memory of John Adams Acton.

Statement of Interest

John Adams Acton was a notable sculptor and with his wife, Jeanie

Hering spent summers at Ormidale, also listed; See McLellan. Brodick church is shown on this site on the first Ordnance Survey map.

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