Basic Site Details

Name: William Henry Miller Mausoleum
Town, district or village: Craigentinny
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Took 'the idea from the Roman tombs and even on the Via Sacra it would be looked on as a monumental edifice'. Bas reliefs with Biblical imagery by Alfred Gatley (English sculptor). Mainly stone with some marble.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Christie Miller Mausoleum  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Mausoleum  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218481867  
Item 2 of 213 September 1860  Consecration of site


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1David RhindArchitect 18481867 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Christie, Samuel MPUnder terms of W H Miller's will


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Christie-Miller, John1982The Miller Inheritance Unpublished typescript, May 1982 
Item 2 of 2Gunnis, Richard Dictionary of British Sculptors, 1660-1851   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder22 September 1860XVIII  
Item 2 of 3Builder12 May 1882XLII  
Item 3 of 3Building News19 February 1869  p168

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27191