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Inveravon Parish Church, Macpherson - Grant Mausoleum

A Category B Listed Building in Speyside Glenlivet, Moray

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Latitude: 57.4214 / 57°25'16"N

Longitude: -3.3618 / 3°21'42"W

OS Eastings: 318311

OS Northings: 837598

OS Grid: NJ183375

Mapcode National: GBR L923.DR8

Mapcode Global: WH6KC.BQDK

Entry Name: Inveravon Parish Church, Macpherson - Grant Mausoleum

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340619

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8472

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveravon

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet

Parish: Inveravon

Traditional County: Banffshire

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William Robertson, Elgin, 1829. Gothic mausoleum;
rectangular; coursed tooled pink granite, tooled and polished
ashlar sandstone dressings. Orientated E-W, with shallow
pointed and hoodmoulded recessed entrance in centre W gable;
similar headed Y-tracery window in E gable with small oculus
above; angle buttresses.
Canopied niche in centre of N and S elevations; canopies with
delicate cusped detailing and diminutive ribbed soffits
appear re-used. Corbelled base to each niche supporting
octagonal pedestal (pedestals also appear re-used).
Concave moulded eaves cornice carried up crowstepped gables
as continuous course. Apex crosses; Banffshire slate roof.

Statement of Interest

THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT refers to former 16th century church

and disjoined burial aisle dated 1586. This had been intended

as a 'burying place to the then family of Ballindalloch'. An

appropriate site for new mausoleum commissioned by George

(later Sir George) MacPherson-Grant of Ballindalloch and

Invereshie who was buried there in 1846.

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