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Kirkcormack Kirk

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kirkcormack Kirk

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

Alternative Name(s) St Cormac's Church

Canmore ID 64488

Site Number NX75NW 11

NGR NX 71610 57454

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kelton
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX75NW 11 71610 57454

(NX 7160 5746) Kirkcormack Kirk (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1957)

NMRS REFERENCE

The ruined church of Kirkcormack which was dedicated to St Cormac, and belonged at one time to Iona (W J Watson 1926) is now almost reduced to its foundations, measuring 41' by 19'. The grave-slab of a Patrick Maclellan is at the W end of the ruin.

RCAHMS 1914, visited 1911

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

ORDNANCE SURVEY

The remains of this church are visible as grass-covered mortared walls 0.8m wide by 1.3m max height, enclosing an area 11.7m E to W by 5.7m transversely with breaks in the SW and NE. The graveyard in which it stands is now disused. Name confirmed.

Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (RD) 16 February 1972

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