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Greenside, War Memorial

A Category B Listed Building in Leslie, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2043 / 56°12'15"N

Longitude: -3.2026 / 3°12'9"W

OS Eastings: 325492

OS Northings: 701955

OS Grid: NO254019

Mapcode National: GBR 28.F0GR

Mapcode Global: WH6RF.SB40

Entry Name: Greenside, War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 December 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382345

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37293

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie

County: Fife

Town: Leslie

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1920. Square columnar War Memorial. 2-tier plinth below fielded inscription tablets to all 4 faces with cavetto moulding giving way to battered ashlar column, pulvinated, stugged bands, crowned on each face by different insignia over wording, "Endurance, Sacrifice, Valour, Duty", the latter surmounted by the Arms of the Earls of Rothes; the whole surmounted by further ashlar course with 2 vertical indents and moulded coping, in Italianate style.

Statement of Interest

Unusual form and grand for a small burgh, echoing classicism of designs by Imperial War Graves Commission.

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