Barnweill Hill, Wallace's Monument
Alternative Names Wallace Tower
Site Type COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT
Canmore ID 42723
Site Number NS42NW 22
NGR NS 40655 29488
Council SOUTH AYRSHIRE
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District KYLE AND CARRICK
Former County AYRSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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Architect: Robert Snodgrass, Beith 1855/7
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NS42NW 22 40655 29488
A square-form monument with a spiral staircase leading to a flat roof. Erected in 1855 by subscriptions.
Name Book 1858
A neo-Gothic viewing tower, being a prominent landmark. Open to the public by appointment.
Visited by OS November 1980.
|Books and References|
Dunbar, J.G. (1857) Barnwell Hill, Craigie, Wallace Monument Building Chron, vol.2 June
Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale). Held at RCAHMS on micro fiche.
Page(s): Book No.18, 248 Held at RCAHMS Ref