MHG16 - Mausoleum, Cnoc Mhicheil


Late C18 mausoleum

Type and Period (1)

  • MAUSOLEUM (BUILT 1560; BUILT POST MEDIEVAL; , Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

For Drimnin House (NM 5538 5504) and related buildings, see NM55NE0010

Monument to Allan McLean of Drimnin (died 1792) on a hill 0.4km NW [of the house]. Plain classical reredos in a small enclosure.
J Gifford 1992.

Burial-enclosure, Cnoc Mhicheil. At the highest point of an elongated rocky ridge some 400m W of Drimnin House, a low stone wall surmounted by iron railings encloses a free-standing reredos monument of simple design. This incorporates a marble panel commemorating Allan McLean, 5th of Drimnin, an officer in the Jacobite army at Culloden, who died in 1792.
RCAHMS 1980.

Tomb [NAT]
OS 1:10,000 map, 1974.

The tomb was restored just prior to 1914.
Argyll County Council 1914.

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Grid reference Centred NM 5507 5522 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM55NE
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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