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Cameron Mausoleum, Callert House

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Latitude: 56.6904 / 56°41'25"N

Longitude: -5.1509 / 5°9'3"W

OS Eastings: 207131

OS Northings: 759844

OS Grid: NN071598

Mapcode National: GBR FCN1.9C0

Mapcode Global: WH1GH.V3CD

Plus Code: 9C8PMRRX+5J

Entry Name: Cameron Mausoleum, Callert House

Listing Name: By Callert, Cameron Mausoleum

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338886

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7093

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200338886

Location: Kilmallie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Kilmallie

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Mausoleum

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Possibly Alexander Ross, later 19th century Gothic, tall
rectangular gabled mausoleum orientated east/west; grey
tooled ashlar with contrasting sandstone ashlar dressings.
Pointed headed hoodmoulded entrance in centre of east gable
with moulded architraves and slender nook shafts with
attenuated stiff leaf capitals; decorative cast-iron gate and
screen. Large rose window with geometric tracery above.
Large rear pointed-headed 3-light window with slender columns
as mullions and corresponding slender nookshafts; shaped
blind occulus above. Base course; diagonal buttresses;
corbelled eaves cornice; flat skews; apex cross at east
gable; banded fishscale slate roof.
Interior; single floor tomb in centre of black and white
tiled floor; polished ashlar walls with coat of arms inserted
in south wall. Stained glass survives in outer lights of
west window. 4 tombs with Celtic cross headstones outside
door at east of mausoleum.

Statement of Interest

Commanding site on rise above Loch Leven. Burial place of

the Camerons of Fassifern and Callert: Various members of

Cameron and Fairfax-Lucy family buried outside mausoleum.

(Cameron of Callert's daughter married a Fairfax-Lucy of

Charlecote, Oxfordshire).

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