NT1024 : The martyr's grave at Tweedsmuir Kirkyard

taken 10 years ago, near to Tweedsmuir, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The martyr's grave at Tweedsmuir Kirkyard
The martyr's grave at Tweedsmuir Kirkyard
This is the resting place of John Hunter who was killed as a covenanter at Corehead in 1685. There are three memorial stones in the kirkyard that commemorate him. The inscription reads:-

Here lyes John Hunter,
Martyr, who was cruely
murdered at Corehead
by Col James Douglas &
his party for his adherence
to the word of God &
Scotland's Covenanted
work of Reformation
1685
Erected in the year 1726
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 August, 2008
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Gravestones   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1006 2455 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:30.3846N 3:25.5337W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1006 2455
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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