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200 Thornliebank Road, Eastwood Cemetery

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8129 / 55°48'46"N

Longitude: -4.3108 / 4°18'38"W

OS Eastings: 255294

OS Northings: 660151

OS Grid: NS552601

Mapcode National: GBR 3P.6Z05

Mapcode Global: WH3PF.R5F3

Entry Name: 200 Thornliebank Road, Eastwood Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 June 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378152

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33969

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Newlands/Auldburn

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Cemetery, built up around the site of early church, also site of parish churchyard until 1781; rubble wall in part defines area of rural kirkyard enclosed by 18th century, ie to S of present main driveway; several 18th century headstones survive; also burial AISLE of Maxwells of Pollock: it is probably early 18th century, rectangular-plan, ashlar, and perhaps originally adjoining church, its present N wall perhaps not original; architraved doorway on S wall, fine quality marble sculptured panel on E flank set in bolection moulding (?a modification) within architrave with pediment over; nearby, memorial to Robert Woodrow (died 1794) "Minister of Eastwood/The Faithful Historian/of the sufferings/of the/Church of Scotland/from....1660/to1688" set in Egypto=Greek monument by Mossman (inscribed) but to a design likely to be by Alexander Thomson; pair wide low stones, the earlier circa 1831, to Colledge family of Auldhouse. 19th century cemetery extensions in 3 directions (road at 4th); extensive seeries of stone monuments; tall granite memorial to John Campbell (died 1903), writer; stone and cast-iron Smith monument, circa 1851. Main gateway looks later 19th century, chamfered (ashlar) square piers with ball finials, wide inner, flanking pedestrian gateways, cast-iron gates and railings. Rubble-built perimeter walls.

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