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Latitude: 56.2034 / 56°12'12"N
Longitude: -3.1343 / 3°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 329726
OS Northings: 701784
OS Grid: NO297017
Mapcode National: GBR 2B.F3SY
Mapcode Global: WH6RG.TBNQ
Entry Name: Balbirnie Street, War Memorial with Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 1 March 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389238
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42933
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch
Traditional County: Fife
Sir Robert Lorimer, executed by William Davidson, 1920. 2-stage square columnar War Memorial with crenellated later? enclosure. Ashlar sandstone.
1st stage on plain plinth, N face with St. George and the dragon above inscription tablet worded:
"To the Glory of God and in memory of the men from Markinch and District who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1918".
S face with St. Drostan above inscription tablet worded:
"Remember also those who laid down their lives in the Second World War 1939-1945".
surmounting bronze name plaque.
2nd stage, raked base, plain shaft with chamfered edges and carved shield to each face at apex; S depicting old parish church, W with knight on horseback, E with Saltire and N with thistle and crown. Surmounted by cross finial on squat square shaft.
ENCLOSURE: lectern-coped, crenellated, polygonal ashlar enclosure, base course, 4 openings.
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