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St Serf’s Kirk Graveyard, including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates and excluding Scheduled Monument No 828 ‘Kirkton, Old Parish Church’, Kirkton Road, Burntisland

A Category B Listed Building in Burntisland, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0639 / 56°3'49"N

Longitude: -3.2375 / 3°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 323044

OS Northings: 686362

OS Grid: NT230863

Mapcode National: GBR 26.PYDN

Mapcode Global: WH6S0.7VL7

Entry Name: St Serf’s Kirk Graveyard, including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates and excluding Scheduled Monument No 828 ‘Kirkton, Old Parish Church’, Kirkton Road, Burntisland

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Last Amended: 7 August 2015

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 405211

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22862

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Burntisland

County: Fife

Town: Burntisland

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

GRAVEYARD: mostly 19th century headstones; earliest dated 1794 with initials RD IB and 1804 initialled AM JW , also 1813 to Robert Leslie, tenant in Watson ; some obelisk on plinth style with variety of floral decoration.

Burial ground of Young family to northwest corner, arrowhead cast-iron railings set into coped ashlar wall: monumental cavetto-coped square pillar (probably minus finial) commemorating Helen Simson wife to William Young of Grange, died 1821, and to William Young her husband, died 1831 . Square column with broken urn finial (draped urn on ground nearby) to John Young of Grange, another John Young of Dunearn and Joseph Young of Dunearn died 1864. Obelisk stones commemorating John Young of Grange and Robert Young of Colinswell.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: flat-coped rubble boundary walls with square gatepiers and cast-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Kirkton, Old Parish Church is Scheduled Monument No 828 and is excluded from the listing.

Listed building record and statutory address updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Kirkton Road, St Serf s Kirk, with Graveyard, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates.

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