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Churchyard, St Leonard's Parish Church, Kinghorn

A Category B Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0697 / 56°4'11"N

Longitude: -3.1711 / 3°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 327189

OS Northings: 686940

OS Grid: NT271869

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PMJH

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.8P6Q

Plus Code: 9C8R3R9H+VH

Entry Name: Churchyard, St Leonard's Parish Church, Kinghorn

Listing Name: Nethergate, Kinghorn Parish Church Graveyard with Stones, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394226

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46851

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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16th century and later. Predominance of early relief-carved stones (many seriously eroded) including 2 with winged angel heads, one of these dated '1721' with initials 'DM CO' and plough, other probably of similar date. Plainer stone dated '1733' with 'RN IC' and 'HERE LYES ... CORPS OF PAT(RI)CK NICOLL'. Tablestones to E and N. Janker stone lying to SE. 2 cast-iron grave markers from Kirkcaldy Foundry with urn-finialled fluted pilasters and fan-detail pediment. Eroded mural monuments to Old Kirk wall. BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: enclosing coped rubble boundary walls, tall section with remains of mort-safe(?) to S. Coped, square-section ashlar gatepiers of 1839 with ironwork gates and adjacent low boundary wall with inset railings.

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