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Eastern Cemetery Lodge, Arbroath Road, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.472 / 56°28'19"N

Longitude: -2.9362 / 2°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 342422

OS Northings: 731490

OS Grid: NO424314

Mapcode National: GBR ZFQ.3Z

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.VLZB

Plus Code: 9C8VF3C7+RG

Entry Name: Eastern Cemetery Lodge, Arbroath Road, Dundee

Listing Name: Arbroath Road, Eastern Necropolis and North Lodge, 1, Old Craigie Road

Listing Date: 4 February 1965

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361081

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24962

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361081

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: East End

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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ENTRANCE AND LAYOUT: William Scott and David MacKenzie, dated 1863. Triple arched decorated gothic entrance to cemetery, ashlar treated with linseed oil. N and S elevations identical: nookshafted openings with mask label stops. Buttresses with trefoil-headed niches housing statuary; crocketted finials. Castellated parapet stepped up at centre to carry arms of Dundee.

Cast-iron gates bearing winged souls and gilded finials. Curving traceried screen walls terminating in square piers. Similar ashlar piers at N, by Lodge. Lower boundary walls.

NORTH LODGE, 1 OLD CRAIGIE ROAD: simple 3-bay lodge with central gable and attic lancet. Unfortunate lean-to porch, slate roof. Gable end stacks rebuilt. Windows sash and case 4-pane glazing pattern.

Monuments include:

JAMES SMEATON: (merchant, Panmure Works, Carnoustie) 1866, replica of the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, a Corinthian-columned rotunda on square plinth. Cross finial.

KIRKLAND: (merchant), gothic trefoil-arcade on diminutive granite shafts carries piended stone cover. Style of James MacLaren.

CAMERON, DAVID AND ISABELLA: 1902. Square granite monument with draped urn. Notable sinuous art nouveau wrought-iron railings.

CHARLES BARRIE: (ship-owner and Lord Provost) granite monument modelled on the Cenotaph, with low boundary walls.

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