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Macquarie's Mausoleum, Gruline, Mull

A Category A Listed Building in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4867 / 56°29'11"N

Longitude: -5.9821 / 5°58'55"W

OS Eastings: 154941

OS Northings: 739836

OS Grid: NM549398

Mapcode National: GBR CCMK.SSZ

Mapcode Global: WGZDT.27M3

Plus Code: 9C8PF2P9+M5

Entry Name: Macquarie's Mausoleum, Gruline, Mull

Listing Name: Macquarrie Mausoleum Gruline Policies

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351937

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17942

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Torosay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Parish: Torosay

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

1824. Gothick. Small. Oblong. Ashlar. Gabled. Saddle-back Skews. Buttresses. Marble insets (with inscriptions) at ends. Set within circular enclosure with rubble wall (spear-head railings).

Statement of Interest

Here lie the remains of Major General MacQuarrie of Jarvisfield. (c. 1760-1824), who was a successful Governor of New South Wales 1809-21. A native of Ulva, he acquired in later life Killiechronan (which he renamed Jarvisfield) and other estates in Mull which were collectively known as Glenforsas.

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