Partick & Whiteinch War Memorial - Victoria Park

Partick & Whiteinch War Memorial - Victoria Park

Historisches Merkmal


Noch keine Bewertungen vorhanden

This monument by sculptor Francis William Doyle consists of a bronze female figure with outspread wings standing on a globe and holding out a wreath with both hands. A symbol of Peace Crowning the Heroes, she is dressed in an elaborate, windswept chiton, the lower part of which flutters energetically behind; only her feet and shoulders are exposed. The pink granite cenotaph is designed as a tall, slender obelisk with projecting side piers and a pulvinated roll on the upper stage and with a sword entwined with a wreath carved on the topmost block on the front east face. The wreath is identical to the one held by the figure.

The Whiteinch memorial was requested by James Arthur, secretary of the Partick Joint wards War Memorial Committee, who in 1921 sought permission from the City ouncil to erect a memorial in Victoria Park. The site adjacent to the model yachting lake was chosen which allows for uninterrupted views of the principal face of the emorial from the edge of the park.


Javascript is required to view this map.



Compare related sites, explore the related maps, find out about volunteering, how to get here and more. Soon, you will find ways to share this map here, too.


Every site using the same primary Icon on Open Green Map is automatically linked here. You can compare different approaches and solutions on this map and others around the world.
Ähnliche Orte weltweit
Choose a connections category from the list on the left.


Registered users can post photos, videos, and documents here.


No impacts have been left for this site yet - be the first!

Spende an GreenMaps