Monteath Mausoleum

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Unique Victorian monument with breathtaking views of the Scottish Borders

About Monteath Mausoleum

Standing high on the natural escarpment of Lilliards Edge, the Monteath Douglas Mausoleum (known locally as the Monteath Mausoleum) is a spectacular Victorian building with views northwards to the Eildon Hills and Smailholm Tower, southwards to the Waterloo Monument at Peniel Heugh and the distant borderlands of the Cheviot Hills.
It was built by an enigmatic General in 1864 solely for himself, after a lifetime in the British Army in India. No-one knows why he built it here, or why it is such an...

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