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Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, The Linn Crematorium

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    166959
  • Site type
    CREMATORIUM (20TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    CATHCART (CITY OF GLASGOW)
  • Council
    LANARKSHIRE
  • NGR
    NS 58435 58853
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.802155N, 4.260035W
  • Archeological notes
    N/A
  • Architectural notes
    NS55NE 149.00 58435 58853 NS55NE 149.01 58302 58677 Lodges and Gate Piers (Carmonnock Parish) NMRS REFERENCE: Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. Architect: T.S. Cordiner, 1962. See 'Buildings of Scotland', 'Glasgow'. (Undated) information in NMRS. Linn Crematorium, Lainshaw Drive. By T S Cordiner; opened in 1962. Long and low, but with a strongly mannered silhouette. Expressionist canopies on tapering pilotis stretch out either side of the central block. E Williamson, A Riches and M Higgs 1990.

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1416680 (24/3/2014)
    Oblique aerial view of Linn Park Crematorium and Golf Course, looking NW.
  • 1416679 (24/3/2014)
    Oblique aerial view of Linn Park Crematorium and Golf Course, looking N.
  • 1416678 (24/3/2014)
    Oblique aerial view of Linn Park Crematorium and Golf Course, looking NE.
  • 1416676 (24/3/2014)
    Oblique aerial view of Linn Park Crematorium, looking NE.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 724444 (14/8/1991)
    General view from East. Digital image of B 55471.
  • 724443 (14/8/1991)
    General view of St. Mungo Chapel from South. Digital image of B 55474.
  • 724441 (14/8/1991)
    General view of St. Mungo's Chapel from North. Digital image of B 55473.
  • 724440 (14/8/1991)
    General view of main entrance from South-East. Digital image of B 55472.
  • 724425 (14/8/1991)
    General view of Chapel from South. Digital image of B 55466 CN.
  • 724424 (14/8/1991)
    General view of South-East covered walk from South-East, showing cantilevered concrete construction. Digital image of B 55469.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view from East.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view of South-West covered walk from South-East, showing cantilevered concrete construction.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    General view of Chapel from South.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view of Chapel from South.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    General view of main entrance from South-East.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    General view of South-East covered walk from South-East, showing cantilevered concrete construction.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view from South showing central Chapel with flanking covered walks.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view from South-East.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    General view of St. Mungo Chapel from South.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    Glasgow, Lainshaw Drive, Linn Crematorium. General view of South-East covered walk from South-East, showing cantilevered concrete construction.
  • 166959 (14/8/1991)
    General view of St. Mungo's Chapel from North.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Renfrewshire, Sheet XIII1858
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Lanarkshire, Sheet X1859

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Renfrew, Sheet 013.141858
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Renfrew, Sheet 013.141858
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Lanark, Sheet 010.101859