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Tolquhon Monument, Tarves Churchyard

A Category A Listed Building in Tarves, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3709 / 57°22'15"N

Longitude: -2.2193 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 386906

OS Northings: 831179

OS Grid: NJ869311

Mapcode National: GBR N9W7.FZL

Mapcode Global: WH9PH.WZBS

Entry Name: Tolquhon Monument, Tarves Churchyard

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354182

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19770

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tarves

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Parish: Tarves

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Thomas Leper 1589, commemorating William Forbes of Tolquhon
and his wife Elizabeth Gordon, relict of S. aisle of old
church. Rich arched altar tomb mixed gothic and
Renaissance motifs inspired by Dunbar tomb at St. Machar's
Cathedral. Present pedimented setting probably of 1798.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Of special note

for completeness of furnishing. A stone dated MB 1613 is

built into the walls.

Guardianship monument.

These form a pleasant group round the square: Tarves as

a whole, though these are the only examples of intrinsic

merit has a very pleasant consistent granite character.

Scheduled Area 3 July 2000 No 90296.

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