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Dalgleish Mausoleum, West Church, Culross

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0602 / 56°3'36"N

Longitude: -3.6408 / 3°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 297926

OS Northings: 686480

OS Grid: NS979864

Mapcode National: GBR 1Q.Q424

Mapcode Global: WH5QP.1YK0

Plus Code: 9C8R3965+3M

Entry Name: Dalgleish Mausoleum, West Church, Culross

Listing Name: West Kirk, Dalgleish Mausoleum Including Boundary Wall and Gates

Listing Date: 1 August 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396308

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48832

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Late 1870's-early 1880's. Roofless, rectangular-plan mausoleum. Raised platform; 3 semi-circular headed arches to N, E and S elevations; roll-moulded surrounds; chamfered bases to piers and quoins. Plain elevation to W. Column shaft to each quoin. Corniced wallhead; sloping shoulders. Ashlar block. Wall monuments inside in memory of the Dalgleish family. Decorative ironwork to gates set within arches.


Sandstone rubble wall; curved coping stones surrounds mausoleum. Tall wrought-iron gates to SE (pattern recurs from ironwork in mausoleum); square-plan ashlar gatepiers; conical coping stones.

Statement of Interest

A decorative yet simple mausoleum built for the Dalgleish family from West Grange (NW of Culross). Situated approximately 70 metres to the W of West Kirk.

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