Craigentinny Crescent

The Miller Mausoleum

'The Craigentinny Marbles'

The inscription on the north side of the mausoleum

Inscription on the north side of the Christie Miller Mausoleum in Craigentinny Crescent

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                               Photograph taken:  20 Feb 2004

 to see N side
of the mausoleum

   The north side of the Christie Miller Mausoleum in Craigentinny Crescent


Christie Miller Mausoleum

The Monument

The Christie Miller Mausoleum is a huge tomb that dwarfs the surrounding houses in Craigentinny Crescent, to the north of the Edinburgh-Portobello road between Piershill and Portobello.

Sculptures two marble sculptures of Biblical scenes that decorate the tomb are known as 'The Craigentinny Marbles'. 

The Inscription

The inscription  on the plaque above reads:

This monument was erected to the memory of
William Henry Miller
and his parents
William Miller and Martha Rawson or Miller
Here are interred
Martha Miller
died 11th January 1827
William Henry Miller
M.P. for Newcastle under Lyme
Born 13th February 1789, Died 31st October 1848
Sarah Marsh
Born 20th April 1832, Died 27th August 1880.
Ellen Marsh
Born 29th August 1801, Died 4th November 1861.
All of Craigentinny and Britwell,
This site was consecrated on 13th September 1860
The sculptures were added in 1866.

Architect David Rhind

Sculptures Alfred Gatley