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Buchanan Burial Ground, Ross Priory

A Category B Listed Building in Lomond, West Dunbartonshire

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Latitude: 56.0534 / 56°3'12"N

Longitude: -4.5402 / 4°32'24"W

OS Eastings: 241902

OS Northings: 687413

OS Grid: NS419874

Mapcode National: GBR 0N.QL06

Mapcode Global: WH3N5.737Q

Plus Code: 9C8Q3F35+9W

Entry Name: Buchanan Burial Ground, Ross Priory

Listing Name: Ross Priory, Buchanan Burial Ground with Memorial and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 27 February 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390577

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43923

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200390577

Location: Kilmaronock

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Lomond

Parish: Kilmaronock

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

Tagged with: Cemetery

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18th century. Square-plan enclosed burial ground in woods to SE of house; entrance at centre of NW wall; memorial against SE wall.

MEMORIAL: gothick wall memorial with gabletted piers framing 3-centred arch niche, cusped detailing to arch ring; gabletted pedestal base for plain cross finial. Simple white marble incised slab contained within niche; names now much faded; "Hector McDonald and Jean Buchanan, 1733". Yew trees framing memorial.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: droved ashlar gatepiers, sunken panel, corniced caps with large ball finial on tapered pedestal.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble wall with ashlar slab coping; wall collapsed in places.

Statement of Interest

Ross Priory, Lodge and stables are listed separately.

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