OPEN DAYS 2021

OPEN DAYS 2021

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Mausoleum Open Days for 2021 have been announced. On these days visitors can drive up to the mausoleum car park which will be open for vehicles. Click...

SIR THOMAS MONTEATH DOUGLAS ......REVEALED

SIR THOMAS MONTEATH DOUGLAS ......REVEALED

Sunday, 14 February 2021

So who was the mysterious Victorian soldier who built a monument to himself in the Scottish Borders?
Local historian and Friend of the Mausoleum,...

KEYS NOW AVAILABLE FROM ANCRUM VILLAGE SHOP

KEYS NOW AVAILABLE FROM ANCRUM VILLAGE SHOP

Monday, 21 December 2020

The village shop in Ancrum, the Ancrum Pantry, now has keys available for the mausoleum crypt, allowing visitors to see the angels and the high star-studded...

AUDIO GUIDE FOR VISITORS

AUDIO GUIDE FOR VISITORS

Friday, 24 July 2020

We have produced an Audio Guide for visitors to the monument which can be streamed live or downloaded onto mobile phones.
The spectacular Victorian...

OPEN DAYS CANCELLED

OPEN DAYS CANCELLED

Sunday, 22 March 2020

In view of the ongoing Corona Virus outbreak, we have reluctantly decided to cancel all of the proposed Public Open Days at the Monteath Mausoleum for...

OPEN DAYS 2020

OPEN DAYS 2020

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Open Days for 2020 have been announced, when the track up to the Mausoleum car park will be open for vehicles. Click this link for directions by car....

OPEN WEEKENDS

OPEN WEEKENDS

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The Open Weekend dates for the remainder of 2019 have been announced. The track up to the Mausoleum will be open for vehicles from 10am until 4pm on...

A GRAND OPENING

A GRAND OPENING

Monday, 8 July 2019

The restoration of one of the most significant hilltop monuments in the Scottish Borders -– the Monteath Douglas Mausoleum, near Ancrum – has been completed...

TOWARDS COMPLETION

TOWARDS COMPLETION

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Resplendent in winter sunshine, the mausoleum is nearing the final stages of restoration with only some minor works to be completed in the Spring.

THE WORK BEGINS

THE WORK BEGINS

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Temporarily looking more like a Chinese pagoda than a Victorian mausoleum, the restoration work on the Monteath Douglas Mausoleum has finally begun.