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Eastern Necropolis, 1264 Gallowgate, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8517 / 55°51'5"N

Longitude: -4.204 / 4°12'14"W

OS Eastings: 262124

OS Northings: 664247

OS Grid: NS621642

Mapcode National: GBR 0XQ.W2

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.D5CW

Plus Code: 9C7QVQ2W+MC

Entry Name: Eastern Necropolis, 1264 Gallowgate, Glasgow

Listing Name: 1264 Gallowgate, Eastern Necropolis, Including Lodge Gateway and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 23 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377452

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33633

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Cemetery

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Cemetery laid out 1847 in grounds of Janefield house and enclosed by stone-built walls (in part, of original policies), circa 1860 lodge, and gateway. Extensive series of 19th/20th century monuments; pedestal survives of monument (erected 1882) to Duncan Livingstone 1808-70) ("Am Bard Ileach") a major Gaelic poet who campaigned against the clearances and destruction of Gaelic culture. Also monument to Alexander Cruikshanks "accidentally killed while keeping goal for Strathclyde FC versus Rutherglen Glencairn FC, 12 June 1932, aged 24".

LODGE is single storey, painted ashlar, mixed classical details, L-plan front to driveway, pedimented gable with round-arched italianate 3-light window and anthemion finial; continuous string course at impost level; slate roof.

GATEWAY curves inwards on plan, 6 square paitned ashlar piers with shaped caps, decorative cast-iron gates and railings.

Statement of Interest

Also known as Janefield cemetery.

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