NS2676 : Highland Mary Monument

taken 12 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

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Highland Mary Monument
Highland Mary Monument
When this picture was taken, the monument was surrounded by an unattractive modern barrier, which made it difficult to obtain a good view. For a later and more successful picture, and for further details, see NS2676 : Highland Mary Monument.
Highland Mary Memorial

This monument commemorates Margaret Campbell (1763-86), Robert Burns' "Highland Mary". In 1920, her remains were brought here from the (original) Old West Kirkyard. The memorial was designed by William Mossman snr., and carved by his son John Mossman in about 1841.

Greenock Cemetery

The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" Link and, for a map and useful guide, the booklet "Greenock Cemetery Walks" LinkExternal link (PDF) produced by East End Advisory (funded by Inverclyde Council); the PDF link works, as of January 2016.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Greenock 
Person (from Tags)
Highland Mary  Robert Burns 
Sculptor (from Tags)
John Mossman 
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2651 7629 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8939N 4:46.7947W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2651 7629
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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