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TITLE
Plockton War Memorial
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00233
PLACENAME
Plockton
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1920s; 1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11960
KEYWORDS
Plockton
war memorial
First World War
Second World War
Plockton War Memorial

Plockton War Memorial is situated just off the main road into Plockton village, overlooking the Obbe. The memorial is a granite obelisk with a Celtic cross on the top. The names of twenty men who died in World War I are inscribed on the face of the monument, and names of eight men who died in World War II inscribed on the base.

In the centre background is the open-air church where the breakaway Free Church met for services following the 1843 disruption which saw a major split in the Church of Scotland. A Free Church was built in Plockton in 1845, but the open air church was, and still is used for occasional services and even a wedding in 1999. It is now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland


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Plockton War Memorial

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s; 1930s

Plockton; war memorial; First World War; Second World War

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Plockton War Memorial is situated just off the main road into Plockton village, overlooking the Obbe. The memorial is a granite obelisk with a Celtic cross on the top. The names of twenty men who died in World War I are inscribed on the face of the monument, and names of eight men who died in World War II inscribed on the base.<br /> <br /> In the centre background is the open-air church where the breakaway Free Church met for services following the 1843 disruption which saw a major split in the Church of Scotland. A Free Church was built in Plockton in 1845, but the open air church was, and still is used for occasional services and even a wedding in 1999. It is now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />