©Friends of the Monteath Mausoleum 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 this link for directions by car. A guide will be on site to show visitors around the building (including inside the crypt) and answer any questions they may have...
So who was the mysterious Victorian soldier who built a monument to himself in the Scottish Borders?
Local historian and Friend of the Mausoleum, John D. Wood has spent many years researching the background of Thomas Monteath and we have just published the result of John’s work as a downloadable book.
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 roof behind the great oak doors.
The mausoleum site is open to everyone on foot, bike or horse every day of the year, though the crypt doors are kept...
We have produced an Audio Guide for visitors to the monument which can be streamed live or downloaded onto mobile phones.
The spectacular Victorian mausoleum on Lilliards Edge near Ancrum has remained accessible for walkers and cyclists during lockdown, although the crypt is currently unavailable. The new...
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 the 2020 season.
The site will remain open for individual visits by walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Extra care should be taken when using the access...
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