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Ettleton Cemetery, tombstones

A Scheduled Monument in Hawick and Hermitage, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.1683 / 55°10'5"N

Longitude: -2.83 / 2°49'47"W

OS Eastings: 347226

OS Northings: 586313

OS Grid: NY472863

Mapcode National: GBR 88PP.33

Mapcode Global: WH7YS.HCM7

Entry Name: Ettleton Cemetery, tombstones

Scheduled Date: 31 May 1961

Last Amended: 23 April 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2188

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Crosses and carved stones: tombstone

Location: Castleton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Hawick and Hermitage

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


This monument consists of a collection of medieval stonework set into or in front of a modern wall and surrounded by a metal railing. The stones appear to be mainly tombstones with some pieces of cross shaft and other architectural fragments.

The area to be scheduled is bounded by the iron railing which forms an enclosure around the stones, and which is included in the scheduling. It measures approximately 3m by 6m and is marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

This monument is of national importance because it is a fine collection of medieval stonework apparently from the environs of a rural parochial church. It gives a good idea of the variety and quality of the stonework which ornamented a parish church and its graveyard.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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