NT8339 : The Alex Douglas Home monument at the Hirsel

taken 7 years ago, near to Coldstream, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Alex Douglas Home monument at the Hirsel
The Alex Douglas Home monument at the Hirsel
This full sized sculpture of Sir Alex Douglas Home near the South Lodge at the entrance to the Hirsel Country Park was unveiled by HRH the Prince of Wales on the 23rd August 1998. It stands in a paved area surrounded by red sandstone sculptures with inscriptions and engravings that portray his life interests. 1903-1995 is engraved on the stone plinth and the engraving on the stone sculpture behind the statue reads:-

SIR ALEX DOUGLAS HOME KT. PC. MP
STATESMAN AND COUNTRYMAN
14TH EARL OF HOME
LORD HOME OF THE HIRSEL
PRIME MINISTER . FOREIGN SECRETARY

UNVEILED BY HRH
PRINCE OF WALES
23RD AUGUST 1998

THE GENEROSITY OF
FELLOW BORDERERS
MADE THIS MONUMENT
POSSIBLE
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Thursday, 8 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 10 September, 2011
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Country estates 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8371 3949 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.9203N 2:15.6243W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8371 3949
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