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War Memorial, Rossland Place, Kinghorn

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Latitude: 56.069 / 56°4'8"N

Longitude: -3.176 / 3°10'33"W

OS Eastings: 326881

OS Northings: 686864

OS Grid: NT268868

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PLFG

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.5QV9

Plus Code: 9C8R3R9F+JH

Entry Name: War Memorial, Rossland Place, Kinghorn

Listing Name: Rossland Place, War Memorial

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394235

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46859

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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William Williamson, 1922; sculptor Alexander Carrick, Edinburgh. World War I memorial of plinth and group soldier statue with World War II roll-of-honour added. Polished ashlar. Monumental square-section, single stage plinth with roll-moulded band course at base and stepped coping stone giving way to pedestrian figure of Black Watch soldier and kneeling naval rating, with shell cases behind.

NE ELEVATION: incised stone close to base, 'FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH' giving way to inset bronze plaque with WWI roll-of-honour.

SW ELEVATION: individual bronze plaque commemorating 'John Braid, killed in the Korean War 1952', surmounted by inset bronze plaque with WWII roll-of-honour.'

Statement of Interest

The memorial is built on the site of the Toll House, and was unveiled by Sir Ralph Anstruther, Lord Lieutenant of the county, in September 1922.

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