NT5618 : The Leyden Monument

taken 11 years ago, near to Denholm, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Leyden Monument
The Leyden Monument
This 1861 monument designed by Hector H Orrock and sculpted by Handyside Ritchie, takes the form of a Gothic stone spire set on red granite columns, and stands in the middle of the village green. It was erected by public subscription to the memory of John Leyden, a poet and oriental scholar who was born in Denholm in 1775. Restoration and repair of the monument was carried out in 1982.
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NT5618, 70 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 April, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 April, 2008
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5680 1844 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:27.4735N 2:41.0804W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5678 1843
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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