NS2676 : Greenock Cemetery

taken 6 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

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Greenock Cemetery
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery is built on Bow Hill. This picture was taken at one of the cemetery's high points (the summit of Bow Hill lies a little outside its boundaries).

A little beyond the rise shown in this picture is the Rankin Memorial, worth mentioning here, because it is marked on street maps of Greenock, and some readers may therefore wonder what it is: it is a Garden of Remembrance once associated with the Rankin Memorial Hospital; it occupies the northwestern extremity (the highest end) of the cemetery: NS2576 : Greenock Cemetery: Rankin Memorial Garden.
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" Link and, for a map and useful guide, the booklet "Greenock Cemetery Walks" LinkExternal link (PDF) produced by East End Advisory (funded by Inverclyde Council); the PDF link works, as of January 2016.
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NS2676, 109 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2608 7645 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9707N 4:47.2135W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2610 7643
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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