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Inversnaid, Garrison Memorial Stone

A Category C Listed Building in Trossachs and Teith, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2498 / 56°14'59"N

Longitude: -4.6684 / 4°40'6"W

OS Eastings: 234769

OS Northings: 709566

OS Grid: NN347095

Mapcode National: GBR 0H.B76Q

Mapcode Global: WH2L0.856N

Entry Name: Inversnaid, Garrison Memorial Stone

Listing Date: 4 May 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398498

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50460

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Buchanan

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Parish: Buchanan

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park Planning Authority

Situated on a small hill within a garden enclosure directly to the rear (N) of Inversnaid school and schoolhouse, the memorial stone is located near the E boundary of the enclosure, with its inscribed face to the W. The basket-arch headed stone bears the following inscription:

ERECTED

BY

THE DUKE OF MONTROSE

TO THE MEMORY OF THE

NON-COMMISIONED OFFICERS AND MEN

OF THE

2ND, 3RD, 4TH, 12TH, 13TH, 14TH, 15TH, 16TH, 17TH,

18TH, 20TH, 21ST, 23RD, 31ST AND 43RD REGIMENTS

WHO DIED WHILE ON DUTY

AT INVERSNAID GARRISON

1721-1796

The stone is evidence of the history of Inversnaid as an important 18th century military settlement.

Statement of Interest

See the list description for Inversnaid, The Garrison, for further information.

The enclosure also contains several very small 18th century headstones, most of which are buried under turf. One of these has a shaped head and bears an inscription dated 1750.

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