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Preston Church Graveyard

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8061 / 55°48'22"N

Longitude: -2.3416 / 2°20'29"W

OS Eastings: 378684

OS Northings: 657034

OS Grid: NT786570

Mapcode National: GBR D129.VH

Mapcode Global: WH8X2.0B79

Plus Code: 9C7VRM45+C9

Entry Name: Preston Church Graveyard

Listing Name: Preston Church Graveyard including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers and excluding Scheduled Monument No 5655 'Preston Church, Church and Burial Ground', Preston

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Last Amended: 28 August 2015

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 405672

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4118

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bunkle and Preston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Parish: Bunkle And Preston

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

The graveyard has various 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century stones including some with carved memento mori.

Rubble-coped, rubble walls enclosing hillside site. Rubble gatepiers flanking entrance to upper graveyard; gates missing. Rendered coping to rubble piers flanking entrance from road; 2-leaf timber gates.

Statement of Interest

'Preston Church, church and burial ground' is Scheduled Monument No 5655 and is excluded from the listing.

Listed building record and statutory address updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Preston Church including Graveyard, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers.'

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