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Atholl Road, War Memorial and Memorial Garden

A Category C Listed Building in Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7023 / 56°42'8"N

Longitude: -3.7324 / 3°43'56"W

OS Eastings: 294023

OS Northings: 758073

OS Grid: NN940580

Mapcode National: GBR KC40.C06

Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.MSWT

Entry Name: Atholl Road, War Memorial and Memorial Garden

Listing Date: 20 December 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394856

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47510

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pitlochry

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Pitlochry

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

1922, further inscribed with memorial circa 1945. 3-stage Celtic Cross War Memorial. Bull-faced Aberdeen granite. Approximately 20' high. Reducing 3-stepped base, plinth with carved segmental-headed panels each bearing WWI roll of honour, cross base bearing WWII roll of honour, and long-shafted cross.

NE (ATHOLL STREET) ELEVATION: emblem of crossed rifles, anchor and wreath at base of plinth giving way to roll of honour (each face) and 3rd stage with cross base inscribed 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE WAR' (roll of honour to other faces). Shaft with sword and entwined banner dated '1914' '1919' surmounted by cross carved with Celtic design.

MEMORIAL GARDEN: memorial garden with Empire-style cast-iron supports to timber bench seats.

Statement of Interest

The Perthshire Advertiser noted that "The Moulin Memorial ..... was erected in Pitlochry Institute Park as a memorial to the 81 men and 1 woman, a nurse, of Moulin Parish, and unveiled on July 23, 1922, by Mrs Butter of Pitlochry".

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