Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Western Cemetery
Town, district or village: Hillhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gilmorehill Cemetery  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gilmorehill(?)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31845  Competition desigs drawn up
Item 2 of 315 August 1845  Revised competition design
Item 3 of 31848  Competition designs


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 3John Dick PeddieArchitectB1845 Competition design for gates, lodges and catacombs - not built
Item 2 of 3John Dick PeddieArchitectC15 August 1845 Revised competition design for gates and lodge - not built
Item 3 of 3William NotmanArchitect 1848 Competition design under pseudonym 'Alberti'


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1840/4/1 (for Peddie designs0
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNotman Collection Drawings Roll 7