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Latitude: 57.0349 / 57°2'5"N
Longitude: -2.6682 / 2°40'5"W
OS Eastings: 359544
OS Northings: 793956
OS Grid: NO595939
Mapcode National: GBR WW.BVYZ
Mapcode Global: WH7NR.ZFLT
Entry Name: Birse War Memorial
Listing Date: 25 November 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334031
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3052
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banchory and Mid Deeside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Dr William Kelly, circa 1920. Square-plan squat obelisk war memorial to 1st and 2nd World Wars. Coursed, rough-faced grey and pink granite. Base course; tooled shaft with consecration cross and bands of lettering, that to top reading "IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BIRSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR"; stepped, finely finished pyramidal cap.
Birse War Memorial sits on the top of Corsedardar, overlooking the valley of the Dee and the valley of the Feugh. It commemorates the men of Finzean and Birse who fell in the two World Wars (Third Statistical Account, p423).
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