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St Dionysius' Church (Remains Of), Graveyard Including Gatepiers and Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Ayton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8416 / 55°50'29"N

Longitude: -2.1162 / 2°6'58"W

OS Eastings: 392819

OS Northings: 660933

OS Grid: NT928609

Mapcode National: GBR F0NW.MS

Mapcode Global: WH9Y3.GFHM

Entry Name: St Dionysius' Church (Remains Of), Graveyard Including Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 28 September 1999

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393784

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46466

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Ayton

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Near square-plan graveyard set to NE of Ayton Parish Church, surrounding remains of St Dionysius' Church (set to N). Various 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century gravestones including table-top monuments, classically-detailed stones, earlier examples with memento mori and family burial enclosures.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: plain iron gatepiers flanking vehicular and pedestrian entrances to S; plain iron railings and gates.

Statement of Interest

A picturesque graveyard, set to the S of the Eye Water, with views towards Ayton Castle. See separate list entries for the remains of St Dionysius' Church and its nearby replacement, Ayton Parish Church.

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