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KIRKTON CHAPEL GRAVEYARD, CRAIGNISH INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL (EXCLUDING SCHEDULED MONUMENT NO 285 'KIRKTON, CRAIGNISH OLD PARISH CHURCH AND TOMBSTONES')LB5001

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/07/1971
Last Date Amended
27/04/2015
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Parish
Craignish
NGR
NM 77826 1480
Coordinates
177826, 701480

Description

Rectangular-plan burial ground, repaired 1800s, with re-entrant angle at the southwest corner. Variety of predominantly 19th century memorials and grave markers including cross stones and enclosures. Rubble boundary wall with rubble coping stones. Square-plan gatepiers with pyramidal caps to northwest wall.

Statement of Special Interest

The church and collection of early tombstones housed within it are Scheduled Monument No 285 and are excluded from the listing. Also known as Kilmory Chapel or St Maelrubha s Chapel. Kilmory was the ancient name of Craignish.

Statutory address and listed building record updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Kirkton Chapel (Kilmory)'.

References

Bibliography

New Statistical Account of Scotland (1844) Edinburgh: Blackwood and SonsMuir T.S. (1861) Characteristics of Old Church Architecture. p.55.Ordnance Survey (surveyed 1864, published 1865) 25 miles to 1 Inch. 1st Edition. London: Ordnance Survey.Ordnance Survey (surveyed 1896, published 1897) 25 miles to 1 Inch. 2nd Edition. London: Ordnance Survey.Third Statistical Account of Scotland (1951) Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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