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Guthrie Mausoleum And 'St John`S' Or 'Rood' Chapel, Roodyards Burial-Ground, Broughty Ferry Road, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Maryfield, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.467 / 56°28'1"N

Longitude: -2.9458 / 2°56'44"W

OS Eastings: 341825

OS Northings: 730939

OS Grid: NO418309

Mapcode National: GBR ZDM.WK

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.QQG6

Plus Code: 9C8VF383+QM

Entry Name: Guthrie Mausoleum And 'St John`S' Or 'Rood' Chapel, Roodyards Burial-Ground, Broughty Ferry Road, Dundee

Listing Name: Broughty Ferry Road, Roodyards Burial Ground with Guthrie Mausoleum

Listing Date: 12 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361179

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25038

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361179

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Guthrie Mausoleum: late 18th century ashlar cube with keystoned recessed arch to each face flanked by twin Ionic angle pilasters. W arch formerly open, probably with wrought-iron gate and tympanum, now blocked and cement-rendered. Cornice, blocking course and dome, stepped at base. Details somewhat eroded.

Rubble-walled enclosure with square gatepiers, modern gates.

Statement of Interest

Site of Rood Chapel, appropriated as cemetery for victims of pestilence 1561 and later for strangers and seafarers. Most monuments are circa 1820-60 and modest. The Guthries were the principle land-owners E of Dundee.

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