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Murroes, Murroes and Tealing Parish Church, Churchyard, Including Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Murroes, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5047 / 56°30'16"N

Longitude: -2.8768 / 2°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 346129

OS Northings: 735077

OS Grid: NO461350

Mapcode National: GBR VN.11RY

Mapcode Global: WH7R5.SR9T

Entry Name: Murroes, Murroes and Tealing Parish Church, Churchyard, Including Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353250

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19013

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Murroes

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Murroes

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Various 17th, 18th and 19th century tombstones, including some table-tombs. Dry stone rubble enclosing walls with cast-iron railings and gates at W, flat coping at S and W with inscriptions such as ?short toil, eternal rest? on inside. There are also numbered stones and the inscription ?ten trees planted 1896?. Adjoining the gatepiers on the N wall is the sculpted remains of an angel bearing a shield with the Fothringham arms.

GATEPIERS: 2 round-headed monolithic gatepiers at W; 2 ashlar gatepiers at N with moulded caps.

Statement of Interest

The churchyard incorporates a later extension to the north. The church is listed separately above.

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