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Dysart, Westport and Townhead, War Memorial with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1259 / 56°7'33"N

Longitude: -3.125 / 3°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 330159

OS Northings: 693149

OS Grid: NT301931

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.L5VJ

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.Z913

Entry Name: Dysart, Westport and Townhead, War Memorial with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392447

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45515

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1920. Obelisk War Memorial. Droved ashlar. Octagonal 3-stepped, base giving way to rusticated plinth and set-back, single stage pedestal with chamfered angles, and bronze 'ROLL OF HONOUR' plaque to each face, surmounted by inscribed band course 'THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919'. Octagonal shaft with moulded base, decorative band and carved cap with 'Lion of Scotland' to N and S, Dysart coat-of-arms 'Tree' to E and W.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

The War Memorial was unveiled by the Earl of Rosslyn on 20th November, 1920.

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