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Latitude: 55.2116 / 55°12'41"N
Longitude: -4.261 / 4°15'39"W
OS Eastings: 256238
OS Northings: 593154
OS Grid: NX562931
Mapcode National: GBR 4R.FP8P
Mapcode Global: WH3SC.J86J
Plus Code: 9C7Q6P6Q+MJ
Entry Name: Carsphairn Churchyard
Listing Name: CARSPHAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD AND McADAM MAUSOLEUM
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334802
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3678
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Tagged with: Churchyard
Rubble walled churchyard with many good late 17th/early 18th
century carved gravestones. The McAdam mausoleum 1838: square
rubble walled burial enclosure; bolection moulded eaves band,
flat coping. Small central pediment over entrance with iron
grille gate. Inscription in tympanum records this as the
burial place of the McAdams of Waterhead, ancestors of John
Loudon McAdam, roadmaker. Inside an heraldic panel,
presumably of 17th/18th century date is resited within a 19th
century architrave, the lintel of which is dated 1838.
B group with Carsphairn Parish Church.
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