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Latitude: 57.418 / 57°25'4"N
Longitude: -3.3661 / 3°21'57"W
OS Eastings: 318046
OS Northings: 837222
OS Grid: NJ180372
Mapcode National: GBR L913.QSV
Mapcode Global: WH6KC.8TC6
Entry Name: Ballindalloch Castle, General James Grant Mausoleum
Listing Date: 9 November 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 340603
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8457
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet
Traditional County: Morayshire
Dated 1807. Square tooled grey granite ashlar mausoleum with
vault; polished sandstone ashlar wallhead cornice, plinth and
obelisk. Each face of mausoleum with shallow advanced centre
portion framing blind depressed arch with square-headed blind
Rusticated quoins, deep eaves band, moulded eaves cornice
below crenellated wallhead. Centre square plinth on roof with
inscribed (Latin) panel in W face and moulded cornice,
formerly supporting short obelisk with draped urn in relief.
Entrance to vault in W containing marble sarcophagus.
Erected to memory of General James Grant, governor of Florida
and Stirling Castle, (b.1720), died at Ballindalloch 10 April
1806. Site of mausoleum said to have been chosen by General
Grant himself, being his favourite 'viewpoint'. On his death Ballindalloch passed to George MacPherson of Invereshie
Obelisk fallen from plinth and lying beside mausoleum (1987).
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