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Drumclog Battle Monument

A Category B Listed Building in Avondale and Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6307 / 55°37'50"N

Longitude: -4.1848 / 4°11'5"W

OS Eastings: 262545

OS Northings: 639625

OS Grid: NS625396

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.L9SR

Mapcode Global: WH4RD.PQFS

Entry Name: Drumclog Battle Monument

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331788

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1269

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Parish: Avondale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Erected 1839, and rebuilt 1867. Granite monument, with
stepped plinth, pedestal and tall slender obelisk.
Inscription on face of pedestal. Enclosed by plain iron
railings.

Statement of Interest

Inscription reads "In commemoration of the victory obtained

on this battlefield on sabbath the 1st of June 1679 by our

covenanting forefathers over Graham of Claverhouse and

his dragoons."

The dates are inscribed on the back.

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