MHG54928 - Alexander Bain Monument, Watten

Summary

A monument erected in 1943 in honour of Alexander Bain, inventor of the electric clock and electric printing-telegraph.

Type and Period (1)

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Erected, Second World War - 1943 AD to 1943 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Photographs of the Alexander Bain Memorial at Watten were submitted to the HER by Martin Briscoe via our Flickr group. The inscription reads as follows:

ERECTED 1943
BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
IN HONOUR OF THE
DISTINGUISHED CAITHNESSMAN
ALEXANDER BAIN
INVENTOR OF THE ELECTRIC CLOCK
AND THE
ELECTRIC PRINTING-TELEGRAPH
BORN AT LEANMORE
PARISH OF WATTEN, 1810
DIED AT KIRKINTILLOCH, 1877 <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 24222 54361 (4m by 4m) (Centred)
Map sheet ND25SW
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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