Basic Site Details

Name: Hamilton Mausoleum
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Glasgow Herald: 'The whole practical details are under the charge of Mr Paterson, Clerk of Works at the Palace - a modest and intelligent man, whose arduous dutiesd are performed with singular zeal and ability'.

Designed by Bryce in 1848, completed 1852. Influenced by earlier David Hamilton scheme of c. 1841.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Mausoleum  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118451855  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA18451849Bryce responsible
Item 2 of 3David BryceArchitectA18451852 
Item 3 of 3Thomas Paterson B1849  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow and Lanarkshire Illustrated     
Item 2 of 2Historic Scotland Lists     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald27 August 1849   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34518 
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34519Keeper's Lodge
Item 3 of 4Information courtesy of Dr Ian AndersonInformation via website Sent January 2009
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies