Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Necropolis, Blackie Monument
Town, district or village: Dennistoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Monument for Robert Blackie, publisher. Made by J & G Mossman.

Alternative Names

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

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 2Before 1875(?)  Possibly designed prior to Alexander Thomson's death
Item 2 of 2c. 1877(?) Construction 

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 3A & G Thomson & TurnbullArchitectural practiceABefore 1875(?)c. 1877(?)Probably an adaptation of a previously unused design
Item 2 of 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectABefore 1875(?) Probably an adaptation of a previously unused design
Item 3 of 3Robert TurnbullArchitectABefore 1875(?)c. 1877(?)Probably an adaptation of a previously unused design

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Blackie, Robert - Publisher 

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 2Johnston, Ruth (photographer and compiler)2007Glasgow Necropolis, Afterlives, Tales of Interments Johnston Design 
Item 2 of 2Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1J & G Mossman, now discardedThomson Order Book c.1870-1877