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Cockpen,old parish church

A Scheduled Monument in Midlothian South, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8585 / 55°51'30"N

Longitude: -3.077 / 3°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 332679

OS Northings: 663331

OS Grid: NT326633

Mapcode National: GBR 60YP.MR

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.P0YN

Entry Name: Cockpen,old parish church

Scheduled Date: 15 October 1935

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1186

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Ecclesiastical: church

Location: Cockpen

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Traditional County: Midlothian

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because it has the potential to contribute to an understanding of medieval and early modern ecclesiastical architecture, religious practices and material culture.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

The monument is recorded by RCAHMS as NT36SW 3.

References:

MacGibbon D and Ross T 1896-7, THE ECCLESIASTICAL ARCHITECTURE OF SCOTLAND FROM THE EARLIEST CHRISTIAN TIMES TO THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.

O'Sullivan J 1995, 'ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS AT COCKPEN MEDIEVAL PARISH CHURCH, MIDLOTHIAN, 1993' Proc Soc Antiq, Scot 125, 881-900.

RCAHMS 1929, TENTH REPORT WITH INVENTORY OF MONUMENTS AND CONSTRUCTIONS IN THE COUNTIES OF MIDLOTHIAN AND WEST LOTHIAN, Edinburgh.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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