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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334477
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3426
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
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.
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...'