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Gatepiers at entrance to burial ground, St Columba's Church, Invermoriston

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Latitude: 57.2134 / 57°12'48"N

Longitude: -4.6142 / 4°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 242220

OS Northings: 816658

OS Grid: NH422166

Mapcode National: GBR G9ZN.H5R

Mapcode Global: WH3GB.3Y1H

Plus Code: 9C9Q697P+98

Entry Name: Gatepiers at entrance to burial ground, St Columba's Church, Invermoriston

Listing Name: Invermoriston, Burial Ground and 2 Pairs of Gate Piers.

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 407531

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15023

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200407531

Location: Urquhart and Glenmoriston

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Urquhart And Glenmoriston

Traditional County: Inverness-shire


Square, rubble walled burial ground. Entrance flanked by
simple monolith piers with outer pedestrian gateways. Various
18th and 19th tombs including Grant of Invermoriston enclosure,
dated 1794. Grant enclosure surrounded by low coped retaining
wall with spearhead cast-iron railings; entrance flanked by
pair square rusticated ashlar gate piers with moulded corniced
caps with ball finials and cast-iron gates.
Also rubble memorial dated 1848 set with various small re-set
early 19th century tombstones.
Burial ground approached by short drive from main road;
similar pair simple monolith gate piers flank further entrance
at main road junction.

Statement of Interest

Probable site of earlier church. 1848 memorial erected by

Peter McLeod, son of Finlay McLeod, Piper to Glenmoriston.

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