Gravestone for Chief Constable Alexander McCall

M033 Gravestone for Chief Constable Alexander McCall

Address: The Necropolis, Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0UZ
Date: 1890–1
Client: Glasgow Police Commissioners, friends and colleagues
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Photograph of middle section of Alexander McCall monument

A Celtic cross with attached portrait plaque by James Pittendrigh Macgillivraycommemorates Alexander McCall, Glasgow's Chief Constable from 1870 to 1888.

Authorship: The base is inscribed 'Chas. R. McIntosh Arch'. Mackintosh's father worked closely with McCall as Chief Clerk in the City of Glasgow Police Force, and this association is likely to have led to the commission.

Status: Standing structure

Listing category: A: listing category for entire Necropolis

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 33890 (for entire Necropolis)

RCAHMS Site Number: NS66NW 27.00 (for entire Necropolis)

Grid Reference: NS 6041 6537 (approximate)

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.861240, lng = -4.231904   (Map)