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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 363752
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26875
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead
Traditional County: Midlothian
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
Good sculptured tombstones, several from mid 18th century.
Mausoleum of James Gillespie (died 1797), channelled ashlar
pedimented front with semicircular arched entrance, stone
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