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Churchyard, St Michael's Church, Church Street, Crieff

A Category C Listed Building in Crieff, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3722 / 56°22'19"N

Longitude: -3.8382 / 3°50'17"W

OS Eastings: 286560

OS Northings: 721502

OS Grid: NN865215

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.2FPF

Mapcode Global: WH5P7.03KB

Plus Code: 9C8R95C6+VP

Entry Name: Churchyard, St Michael's Church, Church Street, Crieff

Listing Name: Church Street, St Michael's Churchyard Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 9 June 1981

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359243

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crieff

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Crieff

Electoral Ward: Strathearn

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Later 18th century. Rubble walled enclosure with stones of various dates; small remains of parish school at SE corner.

GRAVESTONES: re-sited and some re-carved. Variety of carved slabs and moulded apex stones including grave slab memorials to 'Donald McOmish, Innkeeper, Crieff, died 1775'; 'William Spottiswoode, died 1833'; slab with relief carved anchor and inscription 'Beneath this stone are deposited the remains of James Barlas, died 1815'. Upright stones include memorial with remains of winged skull 'Erected by Hugh Comrie Slater in Crieff in memory of his father who died January 1805'.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: rubble boundary walls, some parts coped. Pyramidally-coped, square-section gatepier with decorative cast-iron gates to Church Street, similar piers without coping and with ironwork gate to Bank Street.

Statement of Interest

This is the site of the first recorded Parish Church of Crieff, 'Crefe', 1199. The 1786 St Michael's Church, now used as Crieff Community Hall, is listed separately.

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