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Grantown War Memorial in the Snow
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PC_GM2_PHOTOGRAPHS_029
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Grantown on Spey
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
MORAYSHIRE: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie
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Grantown Museum
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22791
KEYWORDS
memorials
monuments
buildings
Grantown War Memorial in the Snow

A photograph of the base of the Grantown War Memorial after a fall of snow. The Rosehall Guesthouse is seen in the background.

Located in the main square, the War Memorial at Grantown on Spey was designed by Alexander Marshall MacKenzie and unveiled by the Countess of Seafield on 18 September, 1921.

Alexander Marshall Mackenzie (1848-1933) was an Aberdeen-based architect, whose work was well known in the northeast of Scotland. Marshall MacKenzie's best known work is probably Marischal College in Aberdeen, which he significantly extended between 1893 and 1905. He also designed Crathie church, which was built between 1893 and 1895, and is attended by the royal family on their visits to Balmoral.

Marshall MacKenzie designed several buildings in Grantown on Spey, including the Grant Arms Hotel and the original Grantown Grammar School building on South Street.


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Grantown War Memorial in the Snow

MORAYSHIRE: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie

memorials; monuments; buildings

Grantown Museum

Grantown Museum Photographic Collection

A photograph of the base of the Grantown War Memorial after a fall of snow. The Rosehall Guesthouse is seen in the background.<br /> <br /> Located in the main square, the War Memorial at Grantown on Spey was designed by Alexander Marshall MacKenzie and unveiled by the Countess of Seafield on 18 September, 1921. <br /> <br /> Alexander Marshall Mackenzie (1848-1933) was an Aberdeen-based architect, whose work was well known in the northeast of Scotland. Marshall MacKenzie's best known work is probably Marischal College in Aberdeen, which he significantly extended between 1893 and 1905. He also designed Crathie church, which was built between 1893 and 1895, and is attended by the royal family on their visits to Balmoral.<br /> <br /> Marshall MacKenzie designed several buildings in Grantown on Spey, including the Grant Arms Hotel and the original Grantown Grammar School building on South Street. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: gosmuseum@btconnect.com">Grantown Museum</a>