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Latitude: 56.0289 / 56°1'43"N
Longitude: -4.7929 / 4°47'34"W
OS Eastings: 226062
OS Northings: 685294
OS Grid: NS260852
Mapcode National: GBR 0B.S38M
Mapcode Global: WH2LX.BQXK
Plus Code: 9C8Q26H4+HR
Entry Name: War Memorial, Gully Bridge, Shandon
Listing Name: Shandon, Gullybridge War Memorial
Listing Date: 18 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353921
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19536
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Tagged with: War memorial
A N Paterson & Stoddart, circa 1920. Red sandstone Celtic cross with 3-stage shaft; ring cross head and pedestal base; Art Nouveau detailing.
SW SIDE OF CROSS: shouldered pedestal with bronze plaque with names; inscribed base "Give thanks O Heart for the high souls that point us to the deathleass goals". Bordered shaft with Art Nouveau detailing of tendril- foliage, entwining at arms; lowest stage inscribed "and the leaves of the Tree were for the healing of the nations". Cross head with leaf motif and central boss. NE side of cross blank.
The war memorial was originally sited in the churchyard of Old Shandon Free Church but was relocated to its present position when the church was converted to flats in the 1980s. Rhu War Memorial, also designed by Paterson & Stoddart, is listed separately.
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