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- Category: B
- Date Added: 25/04/1989
- Local Authority: Moray
- Planning Authority: Moray
- Parish: Rafford
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NJ 5997 56173
- Coordinates: 305997, 856173
Rubble walled burial ground enclosing site of former church.
Various burial enclosures with memorials of 17th, 18th and
early 19th century date, probably incorporating materials
from old church. 18th century and substantial tombstones.
Pair square tooled ashlar gatepiers with shallow pyramidal
caps flank entrance, closed by pair cast-iron carriage gates.
Statement of Special Interest
Dunbars of Burgie commemorated in one burial enclosure, the
earliest plaque dated 164?. Another enclosure probably used
by Dunbars of Blervie.
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