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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394235
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46859
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
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.'
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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