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Monument To William Walker, Main Street, Kilbirnie

A Category B Listed Building in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.7549 / 55°45'17"N

Longitude: -4.6855 / 4°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 231570

OS Northings: 654548

OS Grid: NS315545

Mapcode National: GBR 37.BHWV

Mapcode Global: WH2NB.0M32

Plus Code: 9C7QQ837+XR

Entry Name: Monument To William Walker, Main Street, Kilbirnie

Listing Name: Kilbirnie Main Street Memorial Statue to William Walker

Listing Date: 2 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339417

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7513

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339417

Location: Kilbirnie

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilbirnie and Beith

Parish: Kilbirnie

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Monument

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D.W. Stevenson, Sculptor. Erected late 19th century. Memorial
to William Walker. Female figure on a square ashlar plinth
with a bronze bust of Dr Walker on the west front, an
inscription on opposite face, and a coiled serpent on the 2
sides between. The figure in flowing robes steadies an
overturned jar which lies on a round pedestal with a snake
encircling it. Her right hand has been destroyed.

Statement of Interest

Inscription reads "Wm Walker MD 1807-1885. In grateful memory

of a life devoted to the well-being of the people. The

Faithful Physician".

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