Campsie (Lennoxtown)

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Reference WMO165084

Address:

Main Street

Lennoxtown

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Arch
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The war memorial takes the form of a Gothic style arched gateway which leads to the Campsie churchyard and cemetery. The structure with a large arched opening in the centre and a small pedestrian arch to the left hand side (when viewed facing the front elevation), stand about 6m tall at its highest point reducing to about 3m over smaller arch. To either side of the main arch there are decorative projecting caved stone buttress, surmounted with carved stone pinnacles, inset with stone plaques incised with the First World War roll on honour. To the left of the pedestrian arch is a further smaller less decorative buttress and bronze plaque with the Second War World roll on honour. Above the main arch is relief caved inscription, and to either side relief stone caved angels. Mounted on the top of the structure is a stone caved decorative cross. There are decorative iron gates to both arched openings.
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