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Bentpath, Westerkirk Parish Church, Johnstone Mausoleum

Mausoleum (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bentpath, Westerkirk Parish Church, Johnstone Mausoleum

Classification Mausoleum (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Westerkirk, Old Graveyard; Bentpath, Adam Mausoleum

Canmore ID 95304

Site Number NY39SW 18.02

NGR NY 31286 90350

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Westerkirk
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY39SW 18.02 31286 90350

Johnstone Mausoleum, 1790 by Robert Adam. It is a droved ashlar Greek cross with very short arms projecting from the domed square centre.

J Gifford 1996.

Architecture Notes


Architect: Robert Adam, 1790


National Register of Archives for Scotland

Bundle 430

Diagram giving size of gate for the mausoleum at Westerkirk (no measurements), n.d.

Bundle 438

Offer by Alexander and James Whyte, 16 Paul's Work, Edinburgh, to Mrs Gordon of Craig to make an iron gate as per drawing for the mausoleum at Westrekirk, Edinburgh, 14 January 1824


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