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Burial Ground Extension, Colinton Parish Church, Dell Road, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9094 / 55°54'33"N

Longitude: -3.2563 / 3°15'22"W

OS Eastings: 321561

OS Northings: 669195

OS Grid: NT215691

Mapcode National: GBR 87Y.W3

Mapcode Global: WH6SR.YQKM

Plus Code: 9C7RWP5V+QF

Entry Name: Burial Ground Extension, Colinton Parish Church, Dell Road, Edinburgh

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

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363753

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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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
slabbed roof.

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