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CARSPHAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD AND McADAM MAUSOLEUM

A Category B Listed Building in Carsphairn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: CARSPHAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD AND McADAM MAUSOLEUM

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334802

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3678

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carsphairn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Carsphairn

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

B group with Carsphairn Parish Church.

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