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Name/Title Sites and Monument Record: Callendar House Mausoleum (SMR 577)
Brief Description Located about 0.5 mile SE of the House is a large mausoleum in the form of a Doric temple. On a heavily rusticated circular podium sits a cella with a peristyle of 12 columns of the Greek Doric order. The entrance is on the NW, and bears Lucian's couplet in Greek: "Mortals' possessions are mortal, and all things pass us by; if not, at any rate we pass them by".
Conservation Status Georgian
Site Type building
Site Status Listed A
Site Grid Ref NS 9039 7899
Site History Notes Burials include William Forbes (1815), Col Charles W Forbes (1948), William Dudley Henry Charles Forbes (1977)
Metal door replaced with concrete in 1993.
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