Basic Site Details

Name: Gelston, Douglas of Castle Douglas Mausoleum
Town, district or village: Gelston
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Egyptian in style. Newall Archive holds series of drawings including a project with oberlisk and also a Greek revival variant.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mausoleum  
Item 2 of 2Commemorative monument  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1  Build/constructionDate not certain - not given by MacKechnie


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 1Walter Newall A  Date not given by MacKechnie. Attribution.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Douglas of Castle Douglas 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall Collection