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Brief description of site

This site consists of a war memorial and memorial garden built to commemorate the fallen of World War 1. The memorial is of sandstone, taking the form of a curved wall with plaques commemorating the dead, and topped by a stone figure of a soldier in the centre.

Brief history of site

The garden was created as a memorial after World War 1. It was unveiled on 31 October 1925 by the Earl of Strathmore. The rest Garden was completed on 7 June 1926.

Built elements were designed by James Prain Bruce, an architect in Dundee. The sculpture was by Thomas Beattie, of Edinburgh.

Location information:

Address: Dundee Street, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 7AD

Locality: Angus

Local Authorities:

Angus; Carnoustie Central

Historical County: Angus

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 54 Grid Ref: NO561345
Latitude: 56.5005 Longitude: -2.71472

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1925

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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