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Laurieston, Crockett Memorial

A Category C Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9623 / 54°57'44"N

Longitude: -4.059 / 4°3'32"W

OS Eastings: 268270

OS Northings: 565010

OS Grid: NX682650

Mapcode National: GBR 0C31.1Y

Mapcode Global: WH4VR.MJCQ

Entry Name: Laurieston, Crockett Memorial

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334477

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3426

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmaghie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1914.
Tall rubble-built monument to S R Crockett, writer and local
historian. 3-stage square-plan memorial; base of squared
mortared rubble supports tall squared rubble pillar with
polished granite tablet. Cornice/corbel-course of bull-nosed
granite over 2nd stage; 3rd stage rises to solid arched dome.

Statement of Interest

Inscribed 'to the memory of Samuel Rutherford Crockett author

of the Raiders and other tales of Galloway, a native of this

parish, 24 September 1860 - 16 April 1914...'

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