NS6426 : Monument

taken 10 years ago, near to Nether Wellwood, East Ayrshire, Great Britain

Monument
Monument
The monument commemorates the minor poet John Lapraik who lived in the farm of Laigh Dalfram which once stood in this location. Lapraik was an acquaintance of Robert Burns. The memorial cairn lies in a meander of the R.Ayr and was unveiled on 17th July 1914 by the Lapraik Burns Club of Muirkirk.
In the distance can be seen the overburden from the opencast mining activities along the A70 near Boghead (NS6324).
The improved grassland of the floodplain is used for grazing sheep.
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NS6426, 11 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 March, 2007
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 644 269 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:31.0185N 4:8.9214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 644 271
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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