NS6066 : Sighthill Cemetery Lodge (detail)

taken 7 years ago, near to Springburn, Glasgow, Great Britain

Sighthill Cemetery Lodge (detail)
Sighthill Cemetery Lodge (detail)
For the whole building, and for further details, see NS6066 : Lodge at Sighthill Cemetery.
Sighthill Cemetery Lodge
The lodge (1839) is styled to resemble a temple, and stands beside Springburn Road, at the eastern entrance of the cemetery.
Sighthill Cemetery :: NS6067
The cemetery was laid out in 1840, under the guidance of Mr Stewart Murray, on twelve acres of land; it has been extended since then. Originally, plots were sold by the Sighthill Cemetery Company Limited, who owned the land and the cemetery; however, that company went into liquidation in July 1954, and the cemetery subsequently came under the control of Glasgow Corporation (forerunner of Glasgow City Council).
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Former (from Tags)
Period (from Tags)
19th Century 
Architect (from Tags)
John Stephen 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6038 6696 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.5304N 4:13.9922W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6039 6696
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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