Churchill Barriers Memorial

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Lamb Holm

Lamb Holm

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Figure sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Salvaged brass rudder reprofiled to form silhouette of Winston Churchill. Lettering punched and filled with lime. Stands on smoothly-finished flagstone cairn (sourced from Liddle’s Quarry, Orphir), with inset date stone (MMXI). Rests on concrete base (formerly anchor point for Blondin aerial cableway used in construction of Barriers) set into grass.
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TO THE MEN WHO DIED CONSTRUCTING OUR CHURCHILL CAUSEWAYSVENI VIDI VICI A POSSE AD ESSE 

ANTHONY J McELWEE, DAVID W HONEYMAN, JOHN FORBES, NORMAN I RAY, ERIC H COLES, ROLAND G PROSSER, HENRY HARKIN, GEOVANNI SCARPONI, ROBERT D SINCLAIR, RANDALL R SHERIFF, RICHARD McDONALD, PATRICK J MORAN

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