NJ5949 : Meldrum monument: heraldry

taken 2 years ago, near to Marnoch, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Meldrum monument: heraldry
Meldrum monument: heraldry
Coat of arms at the top of the monument (see: Link ). Meldrum of Laithers (Quarterly, 1st and 4th, argent a demi otter issuing out of a bar wavy sable; 2nd and 3rd, argent three unicorns' heads erased sable) impaling Duff of Braco (Vert a fess dancettee ermine between a buck's head cabossed in chief and two escallops in base or). The arms commemorate the marriage of Rev. George Meldrum to his cousin, Jean Duff, in 1680: Jean bore three daughters. They are getting worn after 320 years in the open, but are still just about visible.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5945 4995 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:32.2713N 2:40.7374W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5946 4995
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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