J4173 : The restored Cleland Mausoleum, Dundonald (May 2014)

taken 10 years ago, near to Dundonald, Co Down, Northern Ireland

The restored Cleland Mausoleum, Dundonald (May 2014)
The restored Cleland Mausoleum, Dundonald (May 2014)
The mausoleum had become a bit neglected J4173 : The Cleland Mausoleum, Dundonald but was restored earlier this year. Listed and fully described in this link LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) from which this is a selective quotation “The mausoleum commemorates the death of Samuel Cleland in 1842 and is situated within the churchyard of St Elizabeth’s in Dundonald . . . Samuel Cleland was killed by falling masonry while demolishing ˜with his own hands” the house formerly occupied by his head groom . . . This incident is not referred to, however, in a contemporary newspaper account, where the death is attributed to Cleland giving directions to some workmen about the removal of an old building . . . . Samuel’s 25-year-old widow, who expended the vast sum of £2000 on the mausoleum, is said to have built it high so it could be seen from her house at Stormont”.
St Elizabeth's church and graveyard, Dundonald

Photographs of the churches and some of the graves and headstones at St Elizabeth’s Church of Ireland, Church Green, Dundonald, Co Down.

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J4173, 134 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Dundonald (Co Down) 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 418 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.6224N 5:48.3881W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 418 739
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Graveyard  Mausoleum 

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