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Latitude: 56.1171 / 56°7'1"N
Longitude: -3.7979 / 3°47'52"W
OS Eastings: 288309
OS Northings: 693051
OS Grid: NS883930
Mapcode National: GBR 1J.LQR3
Mapcode Global: WH5QD.MHPX
Entry Name: Claremont, South African War Memorial
Listing Date: 23 June 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393504
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46269
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire South
Traditional County: Clackmannanshire
Designed by Robert Lorimer, sculpted by W.B. Birnie Rhind, 1904. Memorial to the Boer War. Coursed polished stone. Stepped 2-stage plinth with tooled panel reading "IN MEMORIAM " surmounted by cartouche to lower stage and the Alloa heraldic shield with tooled motto reading "IN THE FOREFRONT" to upper stage; corniced coping; surmounted by sculpture of a kilted soldier, with his hand on his revolver, standing over a wounded colleague.
This memorial is to the soldiers of Clackmannan who fell in the Boer War in South Africa. It was originally in a memorial garden. Among the many memorials which Lorimer designed is also the War Memorial with a bronze of Britannia (1923-24) in Bank Street, Alloa.
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