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Latitude: 56.6189 / 56°37'7"N
Longitude: -3.8656 / 3°51'56"W
OS Eastings: 285614
OS Northings: 749002
OS Grid: NN856490
Mapcode National: GBR JCT7.408
Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.LWFS
Plus Code: 9C8RJ49M+HQ
Entry Name: War Memorial, Bridgend, Aberfeldy
Listing Name: Bridgend, War Memorial
Listing Date: 5 August 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396320
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48842
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Highland
Traditional County: Perthshire
1922. Classical arch war memorial commemorating World Wars I and II forming gateway to Den of Moness. Stugged and squared red sandstone rubble with matching ashlar dressings. Deep rock-faced base course.
N ELEVATION: moulded arch with relief carved crossed swords and shield to each spandrel, flanking piers with inset tablets each inscribed with Roll of Honour, smaller '1939' and '1945' tablets below those from WWI with relief carved dates '1914' and '1919' above; all surmounted by cornice and deep stepped blocking course. Flanking buttress-type walls each with stepped cope and decorative finial; 2-leaf ironwork gates.
The War Memorial was unveiled on 3rd June, 1922. In 1914, the Marquis of Breadalbane leased the Den of Moness to the town for the nominal sum of one shilling per annum. Visitors were charged an entrance fee of sixpence which was collected by the caretaker/guide who lived in a cottage at the Bridgend entrance.
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