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Maryhill Road, Martyrs Memorial Pillar

A Category C Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Maryhill Road, Martyrs Memorial Pillar

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377620

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33732

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1835. Cast-iron. Column on square, panelled pedestal, supporting canopied vase. Formerly sited by main entrance to Maryhill old Parish Church (now demolished).

Statement of Interest

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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