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Hill Of Auchlee, Boswell's Monument

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hill Of Auchlee, Boswell's Monument

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 80074

Site Number NO89NE 37

NGR NO 88944 97214

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Banchory-devenick
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO89NE 37 88944 97214

This monument was erected (by his wife) to John Irvine Boswell of Balmuto and Kincausie, who was born 28 December 1785, served with the Coldstream Guards at the Battle of Talavera, and died 23 December 1860. The base of the monument is crumbling and the crown is gradually collapsing inwards.

NMRS, MS/712/10.

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