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War Memorial, Dochart Road, Killin

A Category C Listed Building in Killin, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.4607 / 56°27'38"N

Longitude: -4.3234 / 4°19'24"W

OS Eastings: 256930

OS Northings: 732264

OS Grid: NN569322

Mapcode National: GBR HCPM.Y2F

Mapcode Global: WH3L4.KVFZ

Plus Code: 9C8QFM6G+7J

Entry Name: War Memorial, Dochart Road, Killin

Listing Name: Killin, Dochart Road, War Memorial

Listing Date: 4 May 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398300

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50326

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Killin

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Parish: Killin

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Sculpted by Alexander Carrick and unveiled on 29th October 1920, this figurative war memorial is prominently set at the southern entrance to Killin and is located close to the famous Falls of Dochart. Of importance to Killin as a memorial to those who gave their lives in the two World Wars and typical of the work of Carrick, the large battered coursed rubble stone base is surmounted by a three dimensional kilted soldier with full kit and slung rifle. The whole is surrounded by a low stone walled bench-type enclosure of post and lintel construction with pairs of simple rough hewn square piers surmounted by planters to the West and East forming entrances. An intervening cobbled/pebbled paving has the inscription, LEST WE FORGET.

Inscription to the South elevation reads, '1914-1919 TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF (NAMES) 1939-1945 (NAMES). Further names are recorded on panels to the West and East elevations.


Predominantly pale pink sandstone to sculpture and base. Grey stone to bench enclosure. Light coloured stone cobbles/pebbles to enclosure with lettering in black.

Statement of Interest

A photograph dated 29th October 1920 in the Breadlabane Folklore Centre in Killin depicts a well-attended unveiling ceremony.

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