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Foyers, Jane Fraser Memorial Obelisk

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.253 / 57°15'10"N

Longitude: -4.5045 / 4°30'16"W

OS Eastings: 249006

OS Northings: 820815

OS Grid: NH490208

Mapcode National: GBR H97K.CD2

Mapcode Global: WH3G5.SY6M

Entry Name: Foyers, Jane Fraser Memorial Obelisk

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332610

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1852

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Boleskine And Abertarff

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Dated 1817. Square panelled plinth on stepped base supporting
obelisk encircled by band course. All polished ashlar.
Pair marble angels inserted in NW side of obelisk and marble
plaque below in plinth, with inscription. Obelisk finial
missing.
Enclosed by low coped ashlar retaining wall with cast-iron
spearhead railings.

Statement of Interest

Memorial to Jane, wife of Thomas Fraser of Balnain. Only

child of Simon Fraser of Foyers and Elizabeth Grant, his

wife. Died 7 July, 1817 aged 22. Situated in wooded site just

above shore of Loch Ness, not far from former Foyers House.

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