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Monument At The Ladies' Seat, Monimail Quarry

A Category C Listed Building in Monimail, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3187 / 56°19'7"N

Longitude: -3.1385 / 3°8'18"W

OS Eastings: 329676

OS Northings: 714611

OS Grid: NO296146

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.5WBW

Mapcode Global: WH6QW.RFNW

Plus Code: 9C8R8V96+FH

Entry Name: Monument At The Ladies' Seat, Monimail Quarry

Listing Name: Monimail Quarry Monument at the Ladies' Seat

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349112

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15484

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monimail

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Monimail

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Alexander Melvile sculptor. Dated 13 February 1818. Single battered square column with pyramidal top and square base, enclosed by low coping with original railings removed. All polished ashlar. Column is inscribed on each face with biblical texts, date and initials "T L" in circular panel on west face below coronet.

Statement of Interest

The bibnlical text are mostly on the theme of work - the monument is situated immediately above a whinstone quarry.

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