Basic Site Details

Name: Balgay Park and Cemetery
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 500. Tender April 1872.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21870  Layout
Item 2 of 21872 Build/constructionFootbridge


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 5William Ross McKelvie (or MacKelvie)  1870 Responsible for layout of park as Superintendent of Cemeteries and Parks
Item 2 of 5Alexander Tower F18701871Layout with McKelvie
Item 3 of 5Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's Office A1872 Footbridge.
Item 4 of 5George S Hird A1872 Designed the footbridge whilst working under William Mackison in the City Engineer's Department.
Item 5 of 5William Mackison A1872 Footbridge - overall responsibility


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep256
Item 2 of 2Paxton, Roland and Shipway, Jim2007Civil Engineering Heritage Scotland Highlands and Islands RCAHMSp47

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Christopher Dingwall