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Latitude: 55.4671 / 55°28'1"N
Longitude: -4.6217 / 4°37'18"W
OS Eastings: 234360
OS Northings: 622380
OS Grid: NS343223
Mapcode National: GBR 3B.XLDB
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.ZVC6
Plus Code: 9C7QF98H+V8
Entry Name: John Taylor Monument, Wallacetown Cemetery, Whitletts Road, Ayr
Listing Name: King Street, Monument to John Taylor Including Railings and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357190
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21765
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Erected 1850. Stepped plinth; egg and dart frieze; surmounting figure of John Taylor facing W. Inscription to W face.
RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALL: iron railings surmount low coped boundary wall enclosing statue.
John Taylor (1805-1842) was a Chartist, sent to jail for radical beliefs and libellous articles published in the "Ayrshire Reformer" of which he was editor.
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