The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Murland Mausoleum

Neo-classical/baroque mausoleum built c.1860.  Rectangular in plan and in part built below ground level.  Treated in vermiculated rustication the gable walls support a low pediment adorned with acanthus and scrollwork detail.  A giant order of consoles flanked by flambeau support a cornice.  The roofline boasts acroteria, antefixae and draped urn finials.

Year Built

1860

Style

Neo-Classical

History

No Inscription.  It is believed the Murland family were connected to the linen industry.

Condition

Excellent condition (2003).

Sources

RSJ Clarke, Gravestone Inscriptions: County Down.  Ulster-Scot Historical Society (1966-1998).

M. Craig, Mausolea Hibernica.  Dublin Lilliput Press (1999).

J Beattie, The Mausolea of County Down and Greater Belfast.  Unpublished Dissertation, Queens University Belfast (2003).

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Location

Clough Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Graveyard

Castlewellan Road

Clough

Downpatrick

County Down

Northern Ireland

BT30 8ND

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