BELLIE BURIAL GROUND, GORDON TOMB (Ref:1539)
This building is in the Moray Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 26/01/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NJ 353 610.
William Robertson, 1825-6. Square classical colonnaded mausoleum standing on stepped plinth; 12 Ionic columns suport entablature with raised centre armorial panels E and W, each surmounted by swagged urn. Pair small sarcophagi, one with no inscription and one dated 1834 and inscribed.
Of the 2 sarcophagi in the Gordon Tomb, one is uninscribed
and undated. This is the burial place of Jean Christie, wife
of the 4th Duke of Gordon, who died 21 August 1824. She was
a native of Fochabers and of humble origin. The second tomb
is that of her son Adam, of Newtongarrie (Aberdeenshire),
who died at Burnside, near Buckie, 14 August 1834.
Upgraded B to A, 24.3.88
Scottish Record Office GD44/Sec 52/215, 216 and
GD44/51/391/103. William Cramond, THE CHURCH AND PARISH OF
BELLIE (1896), p. 24.
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