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St Andrews War Memorial, North Street

A Category B Listed Building in St Andrews, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3404 / 56°20'25"N

Longitude: -2.7887 / 2°47'19"W

OS Eastings: 351340

OS Northings: 716732

OS Grid: NO513167

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.4HFS

Mapcode Global: WH7S0.4W9Q

Entry Name: St Andrews War Memorial, North Street

Listing Date: 12 April 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 387025

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40937

Building Class: Cultural

Location: St Andrews

County: Fife

Town: St Andrews

Electoral Ward: St Andrews

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Sir Robert Lorimer, 1922. White granite celtic high cross with sword
in low relief on shaft. Plinth with double base course, also in white
granite, with inset grey granite inscribed slab. Cross set in semi-
octagonal enclosure, approached by shallow steps, with snecked rubble
enclosing wall. Base course, battered cope, name panels inset on
3 sides, with roll-moulded rybats and lintols.

Statement of Interest

Unveiled by Earl Haig. Cross and shaft blown down 1968, restored 1985 on initiative of Dr Robin Evetts. Lorimer was a noted designer of war memorials. The memorial is set into the boundary wall of St Andrews Cathedral.

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