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Latitude: 55.8971 / 55°53'49"N
Longitude: -4.2995 / 4°17'58"W
OS Eastings: 256311
OS Northings: 669498
OS Grid: NS563694
Mapcode National: GBR 095.JS
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.X1SJ
Plus Code: 9C7QVPW2+R5
Entry Name: Martyr's Memorial Pillar, 1956 Maryhill Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: Maryhill Road, Martyrs Memorial Pillar
Listing Date: 6 April 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377620
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33732
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Maryhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Circa 1835. Cast-iron. Column on square, panelled pedestal, supporting canopied vase. Formerly sited by main entrance to Maryhill old Parish Church (now demolished).
The pillar is a memorial to a Trade Union Martyr, built "To the memory of George Millar ... mortally stabbed on the 24th February 1834 by one of those put to the Calico Printing Trade for the purpose of destroying a Union of the regular workman ......".
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