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St. Cuthbert's Churchyard, the Dell Colinton

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9089 / 55°54'31"N

Longitude: -3.2563 / 3°15'22"W

OS Eastings: 321558

OS Northings: 669130

OS Grid: NT215691

Mapcode National: GBR 87Y.WB

Mapcode Global: WH6SR.YRJ2

Entry Name: St. Cuthbert's Churchyard, the Dell Colinton

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363752

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26875

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mainly 18th century. Rubble enclosure wall with ashlar
dressings, segmentally arched gateway to Dell with small
gatehouse, one window gable front, slated roof with large
ashlar end stack at rear.
Good series of family burial enclosures stepped in slope,
droved and channelled ashlar fronts, architraved pedimented
doorways, one with good wrought iron gate.
Neo-Greek unfluted distyle in antis Doric front to Inglis
vault.
Good sculptured tombstones, several from mid 18th century.
Mausoleum of James Gillespie (died 1797), channelled ashlar
pedimented front with semicircular arched entrance, stone
slabbed roof.

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