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Craignish Old Parish Church And Tombstones'), Craignish Including Boundary Wall (Excluding Scheduled Monument No 285 'Kirkton, Kirkton Chapel Graveyard

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.154 / 56°9'14"N

Longitude: -5.5792 / 5°34'44"W

OS Eastings: 177810

OS Northings: 701475

OS Grid: NM778014

Mapcode National: GBR DDLG.56X

Mapcode Global: WH0HP.8LH3

Plus Code: 9C8P5C3C+J8

Entry Name: Craignish Old Parish Church And Tombstones'), Craignish Including Boundary Wall (Excluding Scheduled Monument No 285 'Kirkton, Kirkton Chapel Graveyard

Listing Name: Kirkton Chapel Graveyard, Craignish Including Boundary Wall (Excluding Scheduled Monument No 285 'Kirkton, Craignish Old Parish Church and Tombstones')

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Last Amended: 27 April 2015

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 405058

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5001

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Craignish

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Parish: Craignish

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Rectangular-plan burial ground, repaired 1800s, with re-entrant angle at the southwest corner. Variety of predominantly 19th century memorials and grave markers including cross stones and enclosures. Rubble boundary wall with rubble coping stones. Square-plan gatepiers with pyramidal caps to northwest wall.

Statement of Interest

The church and collection of early tombstones housed within it are Scheduled Monument No 285 and are excluded from the listing. Also known as Kilmory Chapel or St Maelrubha's Chapel. Kilmory was the ancient name of Craignish.

Statutory address and listed building record updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Kirkton Chapel (Kilmory)'.

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