NS5572 : New Kilpatrick Cemetery

taken 6 years ago, near to Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

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New Kilpatrick Cemetery
New Kilpatrick Cemetery
The toilet block shown here is now disused; the building was not an original feature of the cemetery, but was present by the start of the Second World War.

For a view to the left (north), from beside the building, see NS5572 : New Kilpatrick Cemetery.
New Kilpatrick Cemetery

The cemetery, also known as Hillfoot Cemetery, opened in 1903, and is on the northern side of Boclair Road. Between the Wars (c.1922), it was extended to the north. Its former lodge, at the SW corner, is now a private residence. The line of the Antonine Wall passes through the cemetery, changing direction near the crest of the hill, and two sections of the stone base of the Wall are preserved and open to view (one since 1903, the other since 1921). As mentioned in the cemetery's listing text LinkExternal link (at Historic Environment Scotland) the pathways in the cemetery's northern half were laid out to form the outline of a Roman centurion's helmet.

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Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Burial ground, Crematorium  Waste, Waste management 
Former (from Tags)
Toilets 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5565 7226 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.3016N 4:18.6940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5564 7224
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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