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Lochryan Graveyard Including Mausoleum and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Stranraer and the Rhins, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9768 / 54°58'36"N

Longitude: -5.0301 / 5°1'48"W

OS Eastings: 206177

OS Northings: 568891

OS Grid: NX061688

Mapcode National: GBR FHYK.BPJ

Mapcode Global: WH1QW.P5WJ

Entry Name: Lochryan Graveyard Including Mausoleum and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 28 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394028

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46692

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Parish: Inch

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

1841. Graveyard to Inch Parish Church (now demolished, see Notes). Predominantly mid to late 19th century headstone graves. Square-plan castellated mausoleum to E boundary wall; iron gate to entrance.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low rubble boundary walls enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Standing to the N of Cairnryan, this village graveyard is distinguished by its finely detailed castellated mausoleum. The bastions to the walls enclosing Lochryan House (see separate list description) are of similar form, but less ornate, the alignment of the main road (A77) following World War II, breaking the close site relationship. The accompanying church (built 1841 as a chapel of ease) was demolished in 1990.

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