Historic Churchyards

  • Balmaghie Parish Church
  • Hutton & Corrie Parish Church, Boreland
  • Borgue Parish Church
  • Closeburn Parish Church



Brown, Hamish, A Scottish Graveyard Miscellany (Bell & Bain Ltd, Glasgow 2008)

Council for Scottish Archaeology Carved Stones Advisor Project, An introduction to Graveyard Recording (2006)

Love, Dane Scottish Kirkyards (Robert Hale 1989)

Willsher, Betty and Hunter Doreen, Stones – A guide to some remarkable 18th Century Gravestones (Canongate, 1979)

Willsher, Betty, Understanding Scottish Graveyards (Council for Scottish Archaeology and NMSE Publishing, 2005)

Willsher, Betty, How to read Scottish Graveyards (Council for British Archaeology Scotland, 1985)

Willsher, Betty Adam and Eve scenes on kirkyard monuments in the Scottish Lowlands, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol 124: 413-451

Conservation of Historic Graveyards – (Historic Scotland 2001)

Dumfries and Galloway

Brook, Daphne, Wildmen and Holy Places, (Canongate Press 1994)

Donnachie, Ian L, and MacLeod, Innes, Old Galloway (Newton Abbot 1974)

Gifford, John, The Buildings of Scotland – Dumfries and Galloway (Penguin Books 1996)

Hill, Peter, Whithorn and St Ninian The Excavation of a Monastic Town 1984-91 (The Whithorn Trust & Sutton Publishing 1997)

Hume, John R, Dumfries and Galloway – An Illustrated Architectural Guide, (Rutland Press 2000)

Lowe, C. 2006 ‘Excavations at Hoddom’, Edinburgh

McKerlie, E.M.H. 1916, ‘Pilgrim Spots in Galloway’, Edinburgh

McLean, John, The Presence of the Past – Christian Heritage Sites in the Rhins of Galloway, (John Donald 1997)

Stell, Geoffrey, Exploring Scotland’s Heritage – Dumfries and Galloway, (RCAHMS 1996)

Eastern Dumfriesshire: An Archaeological Landscape (RCAHMS 1997)

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