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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

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A hexagonal shrine with a domed roof and arches forming the walls. There are also two pillars and a free-standing Celtic cross of Sicilian Billiemi stone decorated with mosaic-work. The bronze plaques are framed in mosaic-work based on twelfth-century mosaics of Monreale.

The First World War plaques located within the structure, and the Second World War and post–1945 conflicts plaques are located outside the structure to the left and right. The builders were James Millar & Sons and Leonard Grandison & Son.

Date

1948

Medium

stone & mosaic tiles

Accession number

EH45_MA_S003

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Chambers Institution

Custodian

Chambers Institution

Work status

extant

Listing status

B (Scotland)

Unveiling date

5th October 1922

Listing date

29/03/95

Access

at all times

Inscription description

First World War plaques: BROUGHTON / (names) / DRUMELZIER / (names) / EDDLESTON / (names) / INNERLEITHEN / (names) / KIRKURD / (names) / LYNE & MEGGAT / LYNE / (name) / MEGGAT / (names) / MANOR / (names) / NEWLANDS / (names) / SKIRLING / (names) / STOBO / (names) / TRAQUAIR / (names) / TWEEDSMUIR / (names) / WALKERBURN / (names) / WEST LINTON / (names) / PEEBLES / (names); Second World War plaques: 1939 1945 / IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF / THOSE OF THE COUNTY OF / PEEBLES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WAR / INNERLEITHEN / (names) / LINTON / (names) / WALKERBURN / (names) / NEWLANDS / (names) / TRAQUAIR / (name) / TWEEDSMUIR / (name) / BROUGHTON / (name) / EDDLESTON / (name) / LYNE / (name) / SKIRLING / (name); post-1945 plaque: IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF / THOSE OF THE COUNTY OF/ PEEBLES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN CONFLICTS SINCE 1945 / AFGHANISTAN 2008 / (name)


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Located at

High Street, Peebles

EH45 8AG

Located in the courtyard off High Street with the entrance via the archway at John Buchan Story Museum.