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Latitude: 56.3917 / 56°23'29"N
Longitude: -3.2128 / 3°12'46"W
OS Eastings: 325226
OS Northings: 722814
OS Grid: NO252228
Mapcode National: GBR 27.1B5W
Mapcode Global: WH6QG.ML9Y
Plus Code: 9C8R9QRP+MV
Entry Name: Errol Parish Church Graveyard
Listing Name: Errol Village, School Wynd, Old Churchyard Including Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 346970
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13772
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Carse of Gowrie
Traditional County: Perthshire
17th century and later. Rubble walls enclosing L-plan graveyard containing site of former parish church.
17th century tomb chests with clearly carved emblems of the dead, include that of Alexander Omay, 1639.
18th century gravestones of good sculptural quality and mural monument (to W) with relief carving flanked by Roman Doric columns supporting battered cope and deep roll-moulded panel (detail eroded). Headstone with angel's head and wings flanked by initials 'DM' (May) and 'SD' (Duff), of 1762.
19th century stones include simple stone with 3 carved hearts over commemorative inscription 'ERECTED BY WILLIAM FLOWERDEW (CHURCH?) OFFICER IN ERROL, 1808'. Moulded-apex incised memorial to 'WILLIAM MELVILLE BORN 15 MARCH 1772 DIED AT MEGGINCH 21 JULY 1862/HAVING PASSED HALF A CENTURY IN INDUSTRIOUS EMPLOYMENT AT MEGGINCH HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE HONOURED AND LAMENTED BY HIS NUMEROUS FRIENDS'; the stone was erected by J M Drummond of Megginch. Obelisk commemorating Reverend David Dow, died 1818, with name of sculptor 'D JACK' incised over vermiculated plinth.
GATEPIERS AND GATES: pyramidally-coped, square-section ashlar gatepiers with 2-leaf decorative ironwork gates.
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