Edinburgh, Pilrig Street, Rosebank Cemetery And War Memorial

Cemetery, War Memorial(s) (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Pilrig Street, Rosebank Cemetery And War Memorial

Classification Cemetery, War Memorial(s) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Broughton Road; Pilrig Gardens; Edinburgh And Leith Cemetery; 7th Battlion Scots War Memorial; War Graves; Cwgc Cross Of Sacrifice

Canmore ID 78511

Site Number NT27NE 124

NGR NT 26121 75568

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Ordnance Survey licence number 100020548. All rights reserved.
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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 124 26121 75568

INVENTORY OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY SITES IN SCOTLAND REFERENCE:

Address: Rosebank Cemetery, Pilrig Street, Edinburgh

Postcode: EH6 5AZ

Status: In current use for burials

Size: 4.37 hectares, 10.81 acres

Polygon: No

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Number of gravestones: Not known

Earliest gravestone: Not known

Most recent gravestone: Not Known

Description: Public cemetery opened 1846

Data Sources: OS MasterMap checked 14 September 2005; Bereavement Services Portal checked 14 September 2005

Architecture Notes

NT27NE 124 26121 75568

ARCHITECT: David Cousin, 1846.

Superintendent's House demolished after 1971.

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