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Larganlee Martyrs Monument and Tomb

A Category C Listed Building in Castle Douglas and Crocketford, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0569 / 55°3'24"N

Longitude: -3.8618 / 3°51'42"W

OS Eastings: 281170

OS Northings: 575190

OS Grid: NX811751

Mapcode National: GBR 19GZ.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH4VG.N573

Entry Name: Larganlee Martyrs Monument and Tomb

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350621

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16808

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Urr

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Urr

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Dated 1843. Granite obelisk monument, approximately 15ft high with moulded hand on apex. Inscribed 'to the memory of William Herron, John Gordon, William Stewart and John Wallace who were shot by Capt Bruce, 1685.' Rubble walled enclosure a few hundred yards distant with gravestones of the martyrs.

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