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Obelisk, Bothwell

A Category B Listed Building in Bothwell, South Lanarkshire

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336480

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5139

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200336480

Location: Bothwell

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Bothwell and Uddingston

Parish: Bothwell

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Obelisk

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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