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Brief description of site

The memorial park features a children's playground, a skate park and other recreational facilities. The war memorial is sited on elevated ground and consists of a column with a stepped base.

Brief history of site

This site commemorates those who gave their lives in World War 1 and was gifted to the town after the war. Football and cricket pavilions were provided, which have since been lost.

Location information:

Address: Memorial Park, Laurencekirk, Grampian, AB30 1HD

Locality: Grampian

Local Authorities:

Aberdeenshire

Historical County: Kincardineshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 45 Grid Ref: NO718712
Latitude: 56.8314 Longitude: -2.46373

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: After 1918

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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