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Innes Enclosure, Lhanbryd Burial Ground

A Category A Listed Building in Fochabers Lhanbryde, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6354 / 57°38'7"N

Longitude: -3.2214 / 3°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 327170

OS Northings: 861260

OS Grid: NJ271612

Mapcode National: GBR L8DJ.YWZ

Mapcode Global: WH6JG.HB7Z

Plus Code: 9C9RJQPH+5C

Entry Name: Innes Enclosure, Lhanbryd Burial Ground

Listing Name: Lhanbryde Burial Ground, Innes Enclosure

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349484

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15797

Building Class: Cultural

Location: St Andrews-Lhanbryd

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Parish: St Andrews-Lhanbryd

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Square rubble walled burial enclosure, probably incorporating
fragments of earlier church; polished ashlar margins and
moulded cope. Centre entrance in W face closed by spearhead
cast-iron gate. Recessed pointed-headed mural tomb with
effigy of medieval recumbant knight; 2 mural panels (probably
re-set grave-slabs) dated 1580 and 1612.

Statement of Interest

1612 grave slab commemorates Sir Alexander Innes of Coxton,

died 6 October 1612. Effigy, representing a member of the

Innes family, is a rare survival.

Upgraded B to A, 24.3.88.

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