Basic Site Details

Name: Sighthill Cemetery, Mossman Monument
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Made by J & G Mossman. Raised for William Mossman, sculptor, died 1851. As Thomson knew and worked with Mossman's sculptor sons, it seems probable that he provided the design for this monument.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1851   


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 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectAc. 1851 Attribution undocumented but probable
Item 2 of 3Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1851 Attribution undocumented but probable
Item 3 of 3John Baird the SecondArchitectAc. 1851 Attribution undocumented but probable


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mossman family 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999