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Fettes College, War Memorial

A Category B Listed Building in Inverleith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9639 / 55°57'49"N

Longitude: -3.2252 / 3°13'30"W

OS Eastings: 323613

OS Northings: 675219

OS Grid: NT236752

Mapcode National: GBR 8G9.6L

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.FCFC

Entry Name: Fettes College, War Memorial

Listing Date: 20 January 2004

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397216

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49632

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Inverleith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Designed by William Birnie Rhind, 1919, cast by George Mancini, 1933. Bronze statue of fallen kilted officer with raised arm on corniced sandstone plinth inscribed 'Carry On?. Bronze plaques with names of fallen, that to front with winged Victories holding garlanded cartouch reading 'To the glorious memory of Fettesians who gave their lives for their country in the Great War1914-1918?. U-plan coped sandstone surrounding wall with bronze lion and stag bearing heraldic shields.

Statement of Interest

The original statue, erected in 1920, would appear to have weathered badly, and the statue was recast in 1933.

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