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Latitude: 56.4811 / 56°28'51"N
Longitude: -3.4502 / 3°27'0"W
OS Eastings: 310778
OS Northings: 733050
OS Grid: NO107330
Mapcode National: GBR V6.LLDB
Mapcode Global: WH5NT.ZC6C
Entry Name: Stanley, Perth Road, War Memorial Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings
Listing Date: 9 May 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396038
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48627
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Strathtay
Traditional County: Perthshire
1924. First World War memorial. 3-stage plinth surmounted by pedestrian soldier. Second World War roll-of-honour added. Ashlar. 3 reducing steps surmounted by swept rectangular-plan 1st stage plinth giving way to uncut stone 2nd stage bearing bronze plaques; battered 3rd stage also with bronze plaques, that to E inscribed 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED DEAD' and surmounted by kilted soldier leaning against rock.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: low ashlar boundary walls with inset railings; square-
plan gatepiers and 2-leaf ironwork gates.
Sited in enclosed area next to St Columba's Church. In 1922 ex-servicemen from Stanley with Captain W Elliott of the Church Army decided to raise a memorial to the fallen of World War I. Funds were raised, with a large donation from the nearby St Columba's Episcopal Church. The memorial was unveiled in 1924 by Dr Laura Sandeman of Aberdeen, eldest daughter of Colonel Frank Stewart Sandeman, former owner of Stanley Mill. A World
War II commemorative plaque was added on 24 April 1949 and unveiled by
Sir Thomas Riddell Webster then President of British Legion Scotland.
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