Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Necropolis, Mausoleum to Major Archibald Douglas Monteath (or Monteith)
Town, district or village: Dennistoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: 500, 30 diameter.

Major Monteath died on 15 June 1842, leaving 1,000 for the purpose.

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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Fir Park Necropolis,   

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Commemorative monument  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cathedral SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11842   

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Cousin & GaleArchitectural practiceA1842  
Item 2 of 3David CousinArchitectA1842  
Item 3 of 3William GaleEngineerA1842  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Necropolis 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Blair, George1857Biographic and descriptive sketches of Glasgow Necropolis  p293
Item 2 of 3Johnston, Ruth (photographer and compiler)2007Glasgow Necropolis, Afterlives, Tales of Interments Johnston Designp48
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p141

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman4 September 1878   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33890Listing for Necropolis
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material