NS8330 : Statue of James Douglas, Earl of Angus

taken 2 years ago, near to Douglas, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Statue of James Douglas, Earl of Angus
Statue of James Douglas, Earl of Angus, taken 2 years ago
An impressive statue erected by the Douglas family to commemorate their ancestor on the bicentenary of his raising of the Cameronian regiment (26th Foot) for service under William of Orange. He points to the surrounding hills of Douglasdale where the recruits were found who mustered for the first time near this spot on 14 May 1689.
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2015
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8346 3095 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.4957N 3:50.9516W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8347 3093
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