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Minnigaff, Old Parish Church, Burial Ground, Heron Monument

Burial Enclosure (18th Century), Commemorative Monument (18th Century)

Site Name Minnigaff, Old Parish Church, Burial Ground, Heron Monument

Classification Burial Enclosure (18th Century), Commemorative Monument (18th Century)

Canmore ID 232412

Site Number NX46NW 7.01

NGR NX 40990 66573

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Minnigaff
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Site Management (3 September 2008)

Classical monument and burial enclosure, in memory of the Heron family. Situated to the W in the Graveyard of Monigaff Parish Church. Red sandstone. MONUMENT: modillioned pediment, with surmounting die and urn, supported on paired Corinthian columns; decorated frieze. Paired Corinthian pilasters, flanking central panel; shouldered architrave to inscription panel, dated 1761; armorial panel above; egg and dart moulding. Massive flanking consoles. ENCLOSURE: balustraded walls. Corniced and channelled piers to E; wrought-iron gate. ( Historic Scotland)


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