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Kelvingrove Park, South African War Memorial

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8703 / 55°52'13"N

Longitude: -4.2839 / 4°17'1"W

OS Eastings: 257191

OS Northings: 666482

OS Grid: NS571664

Mapcode National: GBR 0DH.PD

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.5QB4

Entry Name: Kelvingrove Park, South African War Memorial

Listing Date: 20 May 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373760

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32212

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

William Birnie Rhind (Edinburgh) sculptor; 1906. War
memorial; seated figure of uniformed soldier on squat
ashlar obelisk. Base of loose rocks, lower part of
obelisk polished ashlar bearing inscription of bronze
lettering to W face, bronze plate of E; upper level
rock-faced.

Statement of Interest

In commemoration of the men of the Highland Light

Infantry who fell in the South African War; 1899, 1900,

1901 and 1902.

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