NX6248 : The Gordon Mausoleum at Borgue Parish Churchyard

taken 7 years ago, near to Borgue, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

The Gordon Mausoleum at Borgue Parish Churchyard
The Gordon Mausoleum at Borgue Parish Churchyard
This late 19th century Gothic mausoleum on the west side of the church is for the Gordons of Earlstoun. One member of the family survived the Charge of The Light Brigade. An inscription inside reads:-

Sacred to the memory of
Lt Colonel Sir William Gordon, Bart of Earlston,
One of the six hundred
In the Charge of The Light Brigade at Balaclava, 25the Oct 1854.
Born 20th October 1830, died 12th May 1906.
Let them that love God, be as the son when he goeth forth in his might.
Christ the first fruits, afterward they that are Christís.
Also his wife Mary Grace
Eldest daughter of
Sir William Maxwell Bart. Of Cardoness
Born 24th April, died 26th February 1923.
God is love.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
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Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 6284 4829 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:48.6389N 4:8.1461W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 6284 4829
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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