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The Queensberry Mausoleum at Cummertrees Parish Church

Cummertrees is a coastal village and civil parish of Annandale in Dumfries and Galloway. It lies about a mile inland, on the Pow Water, twelve miles from Dumfries, and three from Annan.


Cummertrees parish includes some notable buildings, Hoddam Castle, Kinmount and Murraythwaite. Historically, the main landowner has been the Marquess of Queensberry. The church was founded by Robert Bruce and has been much rebuilt and enlarged.

The Douglas Family Mausoleum at Cummertrees parish church is traditional burial place of the Marquesses of Queensberry.

 

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Sources for this article include:

•  Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical, and Historical

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