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Latitude: 56.0578 / 56°3'27"N
Longitude: -3.2323 / 3°13'56"W
OS Eastings: 323358
OS Northings: 685675
OS Grid: NT233856
Mapcode National: GBR 26.QCSZ
Mapcode Global: WH6S0.BZ2X
Entry Name: East Leven Street, Burntisland Parish Church Graveyard, Walls and Gravestones
Listing Date: 24 November 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 358410
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22778
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
Late 16th century and later. High rubble walls enclosing church and graveyard. Derelict rubble lean-to building in SW corner.
Mural tablets include (E wall) Renaissance monument to Captain Andrew Watson and his wife Isobel Watson and John Watson and his wife Euphamie Orrock, with family crest and dated 1689. (S wall of church) Classical monument with heavy hoodmould to John Young and family.
Gravestones predominantly simple moulded apex style with inscriptions, including commemoration to John Orrock, shipmaster depicting a sailing boat and George Arnot a local character who died in 1850, headstone erected by public subscription depicting George with wheelbarrow.
Captain Watson bequeathed 'Watson's Mortification' to Burntisland. Earlier monuments to the Young family are in the Old Kirk Yard, Kirkton. Grouped with Burntisland Parish Church.
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