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Memorial to the Scottish Horse, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9489 / 55°56'56"N

Longitude: -3.1976 / 3°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 325305

OS Northings: 673525

OS Grid: NT253735

Mapcode National: GBR 8MG.SY

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.VQHV

Entry Name: Memorial to the Scottish Horse, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Listing Date: 15 October 2001

Last Amended: 15 November 2019

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395637

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48239

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Stewart McGlashan and Son, 1900-5. Pink granite Celtic cross with carved sword and lion rampant on battered rock-cut granite plinth, with bronze plaques to S, W and E.

Statement of Interest

The A group comprises the Esplanade itself and the group of monuments including the Statue of the Duke of York, the Scottish Horse Memorial, the 72nd Highlanders Memorial, the 78th Highlanders Memorial, the Monument to Colonel MacKenzie and the Statue of Earl Haig (all separately listed). In memory of the Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and men of the Scottish Horse who died in the South African War, 1901-2.

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