When & Where
As part of Scottish Archaeology Month, Doors Open Day and the Kirkcudbright Fringe, Kirkcudbright History Society will be offering a tour of the local historic Kirkyard. A little east of the town it was the site of the original Northumbrian 'kirk of Cuthbert' which even Ailred of Rievaulx described as an ancient building in the later 12th-century! It is also the site of Scotland's most southerly Hiberno-Norse burials. For more information there is a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szpuOeRO7yQ Guides from the society will give an interesting tour of The tour lasts an hour approximately and covers the history of the area and identifies a variety of interesting headstones.
Please note that you should check with the event organiser to confirm details of times and location - Scottish Local History Forum is not responsible for the events hosted by Member Societies.