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Straith Monument, High Street, Nairn

A Category C Listed Building in Nairn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5832 / 57°34'59"N

Longitude: -3.871 / 3°52'15"W

OS Eastings: 288226

OS Northings: 856335

OS Grid: NH882563

Mapcode National: GBR J8TP.7HD

Mapcode Global: WH4G2.HNWJ

Plus Code: 9C9RH4MH+7H

Entry Name: Straith Monument, High Street, Nairn

Listing Name: High Street, Straith Monument

Listing Date: 12 March 1981

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383780

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38421

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200383780

Location: Nairn

County: Highland

Town: Nairn

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

Tagged with: Monument

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1816. Squat ashlar obelisk on square corniced plinth and
stepped base. Inscription on oval marble plaque placed below
triglyph cornice.

Statement of Interest

Sketch furnished by Sir Thomas Dick Lauder of Relugas, Moray.

John Straith, 1732-1807, was parish school-master for forty


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