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201 Springburn Road, Sighthill Cemetery, Including Lodge and Gatepiers and Gateway at Keppochill Road

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8793 / 55°52'45"N

Longitude: -4.2378 / 4°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 260106

OS Northings: 667395

OS Grid: NS601673

Mapcode National: GBR 0QD.05

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.WH55

Entry Name: 201 Springburn Road, Sighthill Cemetery, Including Lodge and Gatepiers and Gateway at Keppochill Road

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377438

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33623

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Cemetery on hillside site opened 1840; LODGE AND GATEPIERS to Springburn Road by John Stephen (of Scott Stephen and Gale), 1839; Egypto-Greek; all ashlar, lodge is rectangular-plan and elaborately detailed, like a small temple; block-pedimented end faces roadside, pair columns in antis flanking doorway; urn finial; W gable similarly treated but with window; pilastraded flanks; gatepiers are painted, square, each channelled at base with ramped panels to faces, urn finials raised on square pedestals; modern iron gates and railings. Decorative cast-iron gateway to Keppochill Road. Extensive series of stone MONUMENTS, some of high quality; monument to martyrs of 1820 Rising listed separately. Other monuments include; William Leiper, dated 1867, erected by his pupils, French Gothic design and presumably by his son William Leiper also commemorated here; monument to Mossmans, sculpors; Keppie family monument.

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