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Latitude: 56.5961 / 56°35'45"N
Longitude: -3.321 / 3°19'15"W
OS Eastings: 318980
OS Northings: 745690
OS Grid: NO189456
Mapcode National: GBR V9.FDFJ
Mapcode Global: WH6PF.YGQQ
Entry Name: Rattray (Old), High Street, Rattray Church of Scotland Parish Church, Graveyard, Walls, Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 9 June 1981
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357875
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22329
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray
County: Perth and Kinross
Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
Early 19th century and later. Rubble walls enclosing church and graveyard.
Gravestones predominantly simple moulded apex style, some with traditional emblems of mortality; classically-detailed carving including weathered stone with semicircular head containing scallop shell; memorial to Archibald Ferguson who died at Hatton of Rattray 1874, with trumpeting angel on pediment. Single table stone heavily eroded with broken supports.
Roofless rubble burial vault with pointed-arch gateway to W, various early 19th century mural monuments including sarcophagus style monument worded 'IN THIS CRYPT ARE THE REMAINS OF MANY OF THE WHITSONS OF PARKHILL WHO DIED BEFORE 1900'.
Rattray family enclosure with low walls and inset railings, and blind arcade of red sandstone ashlar with centre arch decoratively moulded with engaged colonettes and surmounted by family crest. Memorial records family history back to 'Alan De Ratrief 1210'.
Craighall enclosure to W wall with decorative cast-iron railings, marble mural tablets including 'RATTRAY OF CORAL BANK'.
Commonwealth War Graves from WWI, Colour Sergeant John Grubb, Private W McFarlane and Private James Ramsay; WWII, Senior Commander Charlotte Elizabeth Clerk Rattray and Private Peter Baynes.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls with dome-capped square-section ashlar gatepiers and decorative ironwork gates.
Group with Rattray Parish Church.
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