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Crossford, Main Street, War Memorial

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.064 / 56°3'50"N

Longitude: -3.4952 / 3°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 307003

OS Northings: 686691

OS Grid: NT070866

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.PSX2

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.8VW4

Entry Name: Crossford, Main Street, War Memorial

Listing Date: 23 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395218

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47827

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early - earlier 20th century. First World War memorial. Plain round-arched gate leads to Crossford Village Hall; decorative foliage detail including thistles above gates sweep up to central plaque. Plaque names the men 'of this village who fell in the European war'; black plaque; names and surround in gold paint; border painted light blue and dated 1914-1918. Surmounting gold coloured crown and red painted standing lion with raised forelegs. Panels flank gate; blue and white saltire to right; red and yellow lion rampant to left. Small section of flanking railings with flower and bird detail.

Statement of Interest

A colourful memorial with decorative iron-work to the men of Crossford who died during the First World War.

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