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 white house in the right background was originally the cemetery lodge, but it is now (as a sign in front of the house reminds people) a private residence, unconnected with the cemetery.

The tall white structure just ahead, to the left, is the Galloway Memorial.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5569 7225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.2969N 4:18.6553W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5571 7226
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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