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Rutherford's Monument

A Category B Listed Building in Anwoth, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8772 / 54°52'37"N

Longitude: -4.2029 / 4°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 258755

OS Northings: 555822

OS Grid: NX587558

Mapcode National: GBR HHZT.KHS

Mapcode Global: WH4W2.DNTZ

Entry Name: Rutherford's Monument

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334306

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3295

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Anwoth

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Anwoth

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Erected 1842. 56ft high granite obelisk sited on a hill
overlooking Fleet Bay. Monument to the memory of Samuel
Rutherford, author and minister of Anwoth 1627-1639.
Bull-faced granite stepped base and plinth with inscribed
panel to S, supporting tall polished granite obelisk.

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