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Bowden Church, Churchyard

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    BOWDEN PARISH CHURCH
  • Canmore ID
    104335
  • Site type
    CHURCHYARD
  • Parish
    BOWDEN
  • Council
    ROXBURGHSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 55437 30164
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.563106N, 2.708113W
  • Archeological notes
    NT53SE 42.01 Centred 55437 30164 Some of the small headstones in the graveyard may date from before 1707, though the only legible ones are later. RCAHMS 1956, visited 1945
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 104335 (1909)
    View of Death and the Angel carving in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    Drawing of the Resurrection miniature sculpture, part of the Basil Bonintone gravestone in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    Drawing of the Temptation of Eden miniature sculpture, part of the Basil Bonintone gravestone in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of the Basil Bonintone gravestone in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of carving of an old-time farmer in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of the over-lintel, Cavers-Carre Aisle in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of an unusual type of stone in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of carved portrait of Janet Liwd in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of the Bowden Cherbub in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of the Bowden Skull in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of banded symbols in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of a Bowden Portioner in Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1909)
    View of gateway and "Loupin'-on Stane" at Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 ()
    General view from SE.
  • 104335 ()
    Bowden Churchyard. Drawing of headstone commemorating Janet Liwd.
  • 104335 ()
    Drawing of headstone known as 'The Bowden Skull'.
  • 104335 (1984)
    General view from NW.
  • 104335 (1940)
    General view.
  • 104335 ()
    General view.
  • 104335 ()
    Detail of gateway.
  • 104335 (10/1959)
    General view.
  • 104335 (10/1959)
    General view.
  • 104335 (10/1959)
    General view.
  • 104335 ()
    General view.
  • 104335 (1970)
    View of double headstone showing skeleton, heart and the initials WA, Bowden/ Overlaw Churchyard
  • 104335 (1970)
    View of headstone 1723 for 'Janet Liwd' showing possible Green Man, Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1970)
    Vew of headstone showing head and body, Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1970)
    Vew of headstone 1723 showing soul's head and wings, Bowden Churchyard
  • 104335 (1989)
    View of headstone of Marion Valence, 1733.
  • 104335 (1988)
    View of headstone, face of soul and Green Man and riband (centre). Janet Liwd + 1712.
  • 104335 (1988)
    View of headstone, soul makes top shape, Green Man below on drape. Janet Liwd + 1712.
  • 104335 (1988)
    View of headstone, back of soul's head, portrait of woman with long hair, n.d.
  • 104335 (1988)
    View of headstone, large soul makes top shape, skull from drape with riband above.
  • 104335 (1988)
    View of headstone against wall with voluted leaves over cartouche and frame of leaves.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 685201 ()
    Drawing of headstone known as 'The Bowden Skull'.
  • 685198 ()
    Bowden Churchyard. Drawing of headstone commemorating Janet Liwd.
  • 548925 ()
    View of headstone, large soul makes top shape, skull from drape with riband above.
  • 548922 ()
    View of headstone, back of soul's head, portrait of woman with long hair, n.d.
  • 548918 ()
    View of headstone, soul makes top shape, Green Man below on drape. Janet Liwd + 1712.
  • 548916 ()
    View of headstone of Marion Valence, 1733.
  • 548913 ()
    View of headstone, face of soul and Green Man and riband (centre). Janet Liwd + 1712.
  • 1354712 (1970)
    View of double headstone showing skeleton, heart and the initials WA, Bowden/ Overlaw Churchyard
  • 1354711 (1970)
    Vew of headstone showing head and body, Bowden Churchyard
  • 1354710 (1970)
    Vew of headstone 1723 showing soul's head and wings, Bowden Churchyard

PRINT ROOM

  • 104335 (1920)
    Photographic view of memorial for William Noel and Nigel John Lawson Boyd. Insc on verso: 'The Boyd Bros. memorial in stone with carved coat of arms and bronze panel'.
  • 104335 (1920)
    Photographic view of memorial for William Noel and Nigel John Lawson Boyd.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 104335 (1915)
    War Memorial. Mounted drawing.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1163620 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the ENE.
  • 1163619 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 1163618 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the SSE.
  • 1163617 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the SW.
  • 1163616 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the WSW.
  • 1163615 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the W.
  • 1163614 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the NNW.
  • 1163613 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the ESE.
  • 1163612 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 1163611 (7/9/2009)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the church with the churchyard and manse adjacent, taken from the SSE.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Selkirkshire, Sheet XII1858
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Roxburghshire, Sheet VIII1859

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 008.131859
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 008.131859