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Latitude: 55.7966 / 55°47'47"N
Longitude: -4.0584 / 4°3'30"W
OS Eastings: 271055
OS Northings: 657836
OS Grid: NS710578
Mapcode National: GBR 013D.5X
Mapcode Global: WH4QP.MKNM
Plus Code: 9C7QQWWR+JM
Entry Name: Obelisk, Bothwell
Listing Name: Bothwell, Old Bothwell Road, Covenanters Memorial Including Boundary Walls and Railings
Listing Date: 12 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 336480
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5139
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Bothwell and Uddingston
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
1903. Rusticated bull-faced granite obelisk on polished square plinth, tapered, rusticated and bull-faced square-plan base with inscribed commemorative plaques to each face; polished outswept cornice above with pedimented blocks to each face.
BOUNDARY WALL: obelisk surrounded by round-ended, rectangular-plan wall; bull-faced, snecked pink sandstone with stepped ridged ashlar cope; wrought-iron railings.
Erected by public subscription to commemorate the Battle of Bothwell Bridge. The south face is inscribed with a dedication to the Covenanters and the date of the Battle of Bothwell Bridge; the other three faces bear inscriptions of verses from the Bible.
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