Daldowie

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View of the front of Daldowie Crematorium and gardens at sunset
Daldowie Crematorium

The lands of Daldowie in Scotland lie astride the River Clyde on the south and the North Calder Water to the east, and stretch to the present area of Baillieston in the north. It was one of a string of estates strung out along the River Clyde - from Dalmarnock, through Westthorn and Dalbeth to Easterhill, which went from being country seats in the 18th century, through an exploitation of their iron and coal deposits in the 19th century, to the commercial and residential uses which predominate today.

Daldowie Crematorium[edit]

Daldowie Crematorium was opened in 1950 by Lanarkshire County Council, on the grounds of the historic Daldowie House - home of the Stewarts of Minto and George Bogle of Daldowie. His son, George Bogle the younger made an expedition to Tibet as the first British envoy to China. An elegant house was built in the 1730s, of which only the Dovecote remains, and extended in the 1830s by a local ironmaster, John Dixon. It is located at Daldowie Estate, North Lanarkshire.

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Coordinates: 55°11′39″N 4°48′41″W / 55.19417°N 4.81139°W / 55.19417; -4.81139