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Latitude: 56.3146 / 56°18'52"N
Longitude: -3.1358 / 3°8'8"W
OS Eastings: 329839
OS Northings: 714161
OS Grid: NO298141
Mapcode National: GBR 2B.63GY
Mapcode Global: WH6QW.SJZZ
Plus Code: 9C8R8V77+VM
Entry Name: Old Parish Church And Burial Ground, Monimail
Listing Name: Monimail Cemetery Walls and Gatepiers, and Fragments of Old Church and North Aisle
Listing Date: 1 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353427
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19133
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast
Traditional County: Fife
Fragmentary remains of pre-Reformation church, with restored N aisle and several interesting 17-19th century monuments all enclosed by cemetery walls. Old church disused since 1796, and virtually demolished; partially rebuilt E end survives to a reduced level. Rubble-built with ashlar dressings and flat stone coping; round-arched, roll-moulded tomb recess on N wall beside ogival headed aumbry. N aisle, built after 1690, repaired 1831, now used as mausoleum. polished ashlar, each stone marked with an incised cross; roll moulded architraves. Enlarged door flanked by blocked windows on W wall, blind doublew window to E wall; crest in gable. Moulded eaves cornice; skews; slate roof.
Cunnoquhie enclosure on S wall has arcaded and pedimented 18th century mausoleum. Large Gothic monument to E of N aisle signed "Anderson and Chisolm, sculptors, Perth". Cemetery walls are rubbble-built; corniced, square stugged ashlar gatepiers have war memorial plaques set in panels.
Crest in aisle inscribed G(eorge) E(arl) M(elville), dating it to after 1690 when the title was created. Cemetery walls linked to Melville Garden walls. Gillespie and Scott drawings index in NMRS includes cemetery tool shed, 1896.
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