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Howard Park, Dr Alexander Marshall Monument

A Category B Listed Building in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.603 / 55°36'10"N

Longitude: -4.5026 / 4°30'9"W

OS Eastings: 242432

OS Northings: 637213

OS Grid: NS424372

Mapcode National: GBR 3G.N3HN

Mapcode Global: WH3Q9.TF2K

Entry Name: Howard Park, Dr Alexander Marshall Monument

Listing Date: 1 August 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48730

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilmarnock

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

1899. Sandstone memorial. Stepped plinth; square base with attached columns and ball finials; string course and panels, one with the inscription 'Alexander Marshall MD Born 17th February 1827 Died 16th April 1894. For 42 Years in practice in Kilmarnock. A Skilful Physician Devoted to Duty. This Memorial of a singularly pure and unselfish life of usefulness erected by public subscription 1896. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die'. Shaft composed of 4 Corinthian attached columns with chamfered bases; short shaft above with statue of Hygeia (Goddess of Health).

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Howard Park Gates, Cholera Monument, Old Men's Hut, Park Keeper's House. Elaborate sandstone memorial in memory of local doctor, Alexander Marshall.

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