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Edinburgh, Candlemaker Row, Greyfriars Church, Churchyard Extension

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Churchyard (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Candlemaker Row, Greyfriars Church, Churchyard Extension

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Churchyard (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Burial Ground Extension

Canmore ID 275129

Site Number NT27SE 354.05

NGR NT 25546 73276

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/275129

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 354.05 25546 73276

Extension opened 1798.

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:

N.B. This reference applies collectively to NT27SE 354.01, NT27SE 354.03, NT27SE 354.05

Address: Greyfriars Church and Churchyard and Churchyard Extensions, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh

Postcode: EH1 2QE

Status: Closed for burials but maintained

Size: Churchyard: 1.71 hectares, 4.22 acres; Churchyard extension (354.03): 0.19 hectares, 0.46 acres; Churchyard extension (354.05): 0.27 hectares, 0.68 acres

Polygon: No

TOIDs:

Number of gravestones: 590

Earliest gravestone: c1616

Most recent gravestone: c1900

Description: Burial ground associated with a church

Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 15 September 2005; Bereavement Services Portal checked 15 September 2005; Graveyard Recording Form dated 31 October 2003

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