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Brief description of site

This memorial garden has an arched gateway with inscription, and is enclosed by a circular stone wall. The stone was reclaimed from derelict buildings in the area, having been donated by descendants. Some of those commemorated are likely to have lived in the houses from which the stone was re-used. Four inscribed granite tablets are set into a wall at the rear of the garden, naming the dead of both World Wars.

Brief history of site

The garden and memorial were created in 2004 by the residents of the area. The site was unveiled by the descendants of those commemorated on the memorial.

Location information:

Address: Memorial Garden, Garrabost, Western Isles, Scotland, HS2 0PS

Locality: Isle of Lewis

Local Authorities:

Eilean Siar

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 8 Grid Ref: NB522336
Latitude: 58.2212 Longitude: -6.22156

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 2004

Main period of development: Early 21st century

Survival: Extant

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