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Latitude: 56.0297 / 56°1'47"N
Longitude: -3.4696 / 3°28'10"W
OS Eastings: 308515
OS Northings: 682845
OS Grid: NT085828
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.S0HZ
Mapcode Global: WH5QY.PP0W
Entry Name: Rosyth Old Kirk Burial Ground and Boundary Wall, excluding Scheduled Monument No 837 ‘Rosyth Old Kirk’, Rosyth
Listing Date: 31 December 1971
Last Amended: 7 August 2015
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 405212
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3751
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Rosyth
Traditional County: Fife
BOUNDARY WALL: 1825; square wall encloses burial ground; sandstone rubble; rough coping stones. Entrance gates at southwest corner; tall square-plan sandstone piers; pyramidal caps; double gate with single gate to east; replacement timber gates. Stile steps in south wall to east.
B-Group with Rosyth Old Kirk, Burial Ground, Mort House (see separate listing).
Rosyth is first recorded in a charter of 1178, which granted the land to the Monastery of Inchcolm. Rosyth Old Kirk ceased to be used sometime between 1630 and 1648 and is annotated on Ainslie s 1775 Map as Rosyth Kirk in Ruins , however, the graveyard continued to be used, with gravestones set into the interior of the church.
Rosyth Old Kirk is Scheduled Monument No 837 and is excluded from the listing.
Listed building record and statutory address updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Rosyth Old Kirk including Burial Ground and Boundary Wall.'
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