NT6231 : An inscription on a burial vault at Mertoun

taken 6 years ago, near to Clintmains, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

An inscription on a burial vault at Mertoun
An inscription on a burial vault at Mertoun
This inscription is on the west elevation of a neglected vault in Mertoun old parish graveyard that was a mausoleum for the Scotts of Harden. The vault stands on the site of a 12th century church that was replaced by the present Mertoun church 900m to the west and built in 1658. The inscription for family members formerly buried here is:

THE FOLLOWING AND OTHERS
WHO DIED YOUNG ARE BURIED HERE
WALTER SCOTT 1724 1793
LADY DIANA HUME CAMPBELL
HIS WIFE 1735 1827
ANN SCOTT THEIR DAUGHTER 1755 1819
HUGH SCOTT 6TH BARON OF POLWARTH
THEIR SON 1758 1841
HARRIET BRUHL HIS WIFE 1773 1853
HENRY FRANCIS SCOTT 7TH BARON
POLWARTH THEIR SON 1800 1867
GEORGINA BAILLIE HIS WIFE 1812 1859
HELEN GEORGINA THEIR DAUGHTER
1840 1868
WALTER HUGH SCOTT 8TH BARON
POLWARTH THEIR SON 1838 1920
MARY HAMILTON GORDON HIS WIFE
1844 1914
KATHERINE GRISELL BAILLIE
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 6245 3179 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:34.6984N 2:35.8290W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 6245 3179
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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