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- Category: A
- Date Added: 26/01/1971
- Local Authority: Moray
- Planning Authority: Moray
- Parish: St Andrews-Lhanbryd
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NJ 2717 6126
- Coordinates: 327170, 861260
Square rubble walled burial enclosure, probably incorporating
fragments of earlier church; polished ashlar margins and
moulded cope. Centre entrance in W face closed by spearhead
cast-iron gate. Recessed pointed-headed mural tomb with
effigy of medieval recumbant knight; 2 mural panels (probably
re-set grave-slabs) dated 1580 and 1612.
Statement of Special Interest
1612 grave slab commemorates Sir Alexander Innes of Coxton,
died 6 October 1612. Effigy, representing a member of the
Innes family, is a rare survival.
Upgraded B to A, 24.3.88.
W Douglas Simpson. 'Coxton Tower', ABERDEEN UNVERSITY
REVIEW XXXII , pp. 189-199. Angus J Howat and Mike Seton,
CHURCHES OF MORAY (1981), p.46.
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