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Tarbert, Tarbert Burial Ground

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Commemorative Monument(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Tarbert, Tarbert Burial Ground

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Commemorative Monument(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 39330

Site Number NR86NE 6

NGR NR 8637 6845

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilcalmonell
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR86NE 6 8637 6845.

Local tradition holds that the present burial-ground supersedes an earlier one at Glenakil (NR86NE 2) from which tombstones were removed at the beginning of the 18th century. In the MacAlister burial-enclosure there is recumbent tombstone which can be ascribed to the first half of the 16th century. There are no other tombstones recognisably belonging to the period before 1707. Other, later 18th century tombstones are described.

RCAHMS 1971, visited 1967.


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