MHG50358 - Memorial To Peach And Horne, Geologists

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  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

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Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in November 2009. Quarried stone mortared blocks monument in very good condition. A bronze inscription plaque on the south elevation reads: "To Ben N Peach and John Horne who played the foremost part in unravelling the geological structures of the north west Highlands 1883-1897. An International tribute erected 1930". <2>


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 17, 340 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24430.


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 286575 (Dataset). SHG24123.


<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 136, p.130 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 2491 2221 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC22SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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