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NEWBURN OLD CHURCH, CEMETERY WALLS, AND GATEPIERS, AND LORIMER FAMILY MURAL MONUMENTLB15512

Status: Removed

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
01/03/1984
Date Removed:
06/09/2016
Local Authority
Fife
Planning Authority
Fife
Parish
Newburn
NGR
NO 45309 3520
Coordinates
345309, 703520

Removal Reason

Dual designation

Description

Ruin of rectangular-plan, pre-reformation church with 17th/18th century north transept aisle, and possible 18th century session house in re-entrant angle to east. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings. Church has round-headed door at left of south elevation: various other

openings, all blocked, including round-headed window on west gable, decorative 17th century birdcage belfry above, ball-finialed and supported on squared balusters. Moulded pointed-headed credence over aumbry on north wall, recessed piscina on south wall opposite. Round-headed keystoned door with pilastered jambs to north gable of aisle. Some interesting 17-18th century headstones. Rubble-built

graveyard walls, with square, rubble-built, corniced and ball-finialed gatepiers, raised at south west corner to support 1890 Lorimer family mural monument, Sir Robert Lorimer, architect: ashlar, decorated with crests and shaped reeded architrave with rosettes.

Statement of Special Interest

Scheduled Monument 12 December 2001.

References

Bibliography

RCAHM, INVENTORY OF FIFE 1933. p222 No 441.

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