NG3863 : Memorial Pillar

taken 4 years ago, near to Idrigill, Highland, Great Britain

Memorial Pillar
Memorial Pillar
Memorial pillar beside the Pier at Uig.
The stone pillar memorial has a Kings Crown at the top followed by :
King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra landed at this pier and visited Uig on the 1st Sept 1902. To Commemorate the event this memorial was erected by Theodore Lumley, Commissioner to the Trustees of the Estates of Uig, Kilmure and Staffin.
The Lower section of the Memorial has a plaque stating:- The Restoration of this Monument is dedicated to the Memory of the Fallen of Two World Wars whose Names are listed on the War Memorial at Uig Cemetery.
Tha ath-aiseag a chuirn seo air a choisrigeadh mar chuimhneachan air na gaisgich a thuit anns an da chogadh. Tha iad air an ainmeachadh air a chuimhneachan aig seann chladh Uige.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Islands 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3846 6359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.1805N 6:22.6622W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3847 6359
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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