Dollar Academy Lectern

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Reference WMO/289760


Dollar Parish Church

Bridge Street


FK14 7AJ


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Lectern or Desk
  • Metal Bronze
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Brass lectern in thee shape of an eagle with explanatory notice alongside. Gifted by Dollar Academy to the church. Recovered after theft in 1981.
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Eagle Lectern . This was gifted by the Governors of Dollar Academy /"In Gratitude for those He brought in safety/through the perils of the Great War 1914-1918".// . Traditionally an Eagle is used as it is the natural enemy/of the Serpent. The two outspread wings represent the/two testaments.// . The lectern is solid brass and weighs 3cwt. It was stolen/in July 1981 and traced a month later, apparently at the docks/waiting shipment to America.

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