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Latitude: 57.5381 / 57°32'17"N
Longitude: -2.1486 / 2°8'55"W
OS Eastings: 391199
OS Northings: 849779
OS Grid: NJ911497
Mapcode National: GBR P81S.Y1X
Mapcode Global: WH9NR.ZS0M
Entry Name: Brucklay Castle, Private Burial Ground with Obelisk
Listing Date: 5 October 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397796
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49990
Building Class: Cultural
Location: New Deer
Electoral Ward: Central Buchan
Parish: New Deer
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
1875. Flight of ashlar steps with flanking dwarf walls, dies and urns leading to small family burial ground enclosed with hooped ironwork railings and 2-leaf gate and granite obelisk.
Granite obelisk on stepped base with inscribed plinth, memorial to William Dingwall-Fordyce (died 1875), James Alexander Dingwall-Fordyce (died 1988) and Robert Dingwall-Fordyce Major Royal Scots Greys (died 1935). Various small headstones including Celtic Cross memorial to Rachel Dingwall-Fordyce 1843-1918.
William Dingwall-Fordyce, MP is also commemorated by the New Deer Monument at Hill of Culsh. A private burial ground was a relatively rare feature adopted by major estates in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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