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Southern Necropolis, 316 Caledonia Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8435 / 55°50'36"N

Longitude: -4.247 / 4°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 259399

OS Northings: 663430

OS Grid: NS593634

Mapcode National: GBR 0NT.40

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.QDT3

Plus Code: 9C7QRQV3+C5

Entry Name: Southern Necropolis, 316 Caledonia Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 316 Caledonia Road, Rutherglen Road, Southern Necropolis Cemetery and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394761

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47416

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Cemetery opened 1840, extended to E in 1846, given gate lodge in 1848 and extended to W in 1850. Containing series of high quality stone monuments, including those to Alexander Thomson and Charles Wilson. Divided into Western, Central and Eastern divisions.

Boundary walls mostly ashlar, droved to street with ashlar coping.

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Taken over by Glasgow Corporation in 1952. See separate listing of associated gate lodge, linked to cemetery in an A Group.

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