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Parks & Gardens UK is the leading on-line resource for historic parks and gardens.

We provide freely accessible, accurate and inspiring information on the UK parts, gardens and designed landscapes and all activities concerned with their promotion, conservation and management. Additional information and new sites are added as information becomes available.

This website has no statutory authority with regard to planning or other permissions, nor is the inclusion or absence of a site any measure of its historic significance. If you would like to contribute, please contact us.

War Memorial Gardens, Holytown

The Memorial Gardens in Holytown, North Lanarkshire include a War Memorial to commemorate the men of Holytown district who fell in the Great War 1914-18. The memorial consists of a kilted soldier on a tapering plinth and stepped base, constructed in Killembreck granite by Glasgow firm Messer Scott & Rae sculptures and built by local building firm James Patterson and Son. The memorial has recently been restored. The planting beds were replanted with shrub species selected for year round interest and ease of maintenance.

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