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Gilroy Mausoleum, Barnhill Cemetery, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4763 / 56°28'34"N

Longitude: -2.8568 / 2°51'24"W

OS Eastings: 347317

OS Northings: 731901

OS Grid: NO473319

Mapcode National: GBR VN.PSH2

Mapcode Global: WH7RD.2HW2

Plus Code: 9C8VF4GV+G7

Entry Name: Gilroy Mausoleum, Barnhill Cemetery, Dundee

Listing Name: Barnhill, Strathmore Street, Barnhill Cemetery, Gilroy Mausoleum

Listing Date: 29 October 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25752

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200362150

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: The Ferry

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Mausoleum

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John Murray Robertson, dated 1892. Single-storey and semi-basement, rectangular plan, mausoleum set upon coped ashlar dais. Ashlar, stone slab roof. Decorative wrought-iron railings of robust floral design with lions sejant and stylist dolphin finials. Base course, buttresses, louvred lancets with chamfered arrises, corbelled eaves course/continuous hoodmould, crowstepped gables.

S GABLE: 5 steps leading to moulded Tudor-arched entrance with hoodmould and label stops bearing carving '18' at left, '92' at right; full-height foliate pattern wrought-iron gates, panelled at base. 'G' (George Gilroy) carved ashlar cipher at left, 'SR' (Sarah Reid, his wife) at right, Gilroy armorial at gablehead. Carved lion sejant with armorial finial.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: 4 buttresses alternating with 3 lancets.

INTERIOR: blind, tripartite, Tudor-arched memorial panel with carved armoials dated 1892; inscribed marble panels to various members of the Gilroy family, tomb beneath.

Statement of Interest

Erected for George Gilroy of Castleroy (1815-1892); Tudor arch and crowsteps reflecting style of Castleroy (demolished), Andrew Heiton and John Murray Robertson from 1867.

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