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Covenanter's Monument

Covenanters Monument (1666), Dreghorn
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Covenanters Monument (1666), Dreghorn

Outside Dreghorn Barracks on Redford Road, Edinburgh is a monument commemorating the Covenanters (1666). Constructed from ornamental Ionic columns taken from the colonnade which formed part of William Adam's Old Infirmary (1738), which was located in Infirmary Street and demolished in 1884. This monument, which was erected in 1885, also records other significant military incursions; namely the Romans, Cromwell in 1650 and Charles Edward Stuart in 1745.


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