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Latitude: 55.9127 / 55°54'45"N
Longitude: -2.9426 / 2°56'33"W
OS Eastings: 341175
OS Northings: 669241
OS Grid: NT411692
Mapcode National: GBR 70W2.QB
Mapcode Global: WH7V1.RNY4
Entry Name: Main Street, Ormiston War Memorial
Listing Date: 30 March 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353312
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19059
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Traditional County: East Lothian
Finandra Bose, 1925. War Memorial sited in front of Miners' Welfare Institute; comprised of red sandstone ashlar semi-circular enclosure with piers, closed on roadside by decorative wrought-iron railings, and with banded ashlar column, Ionic capitals, and bearing bronze nude figure of youth. Bronze 1st World War inscription panel with names of fallen, on base of column, flanked by those of 2nd World War.
Unusual design among War Memorials of East Lothian. Part of retaining wall to Miners' Welfare Institute. Finandra Bose was an Indian sculptor (d1926), who trained with Percy Portsmouth and Rodin, and worked wth Lorimer at St John's Church, Perth.
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