NT0612 : A covenanter's memorial

taken 11 years ago, near to Ericstane, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

A covenanter's memorial
A covenanter's memorial
This memorial overlooking the Devil's Beef Tub is dedicated to John Hunter, a covenanter, who was killed on the opposite hillside in 1685. His grave is in Tweedsmuir Kirkyard NT1024 : The martyr's grave at Tweedsmuir Kirkyard. The inscription reads:-

On the hillside
opposite
JOHN
HUNTER
COVENANTER
was shot
by
Douglas's Dragoons
in
1685

THE GRAVE IS IN
TWEEDSMUIR KIRKYARD

1955
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 August, 2008
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0612 1258 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:23.8889N 3:29.0326W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0612 1258
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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