NS4190 : Statue of Tom Weir

taken 6 years ago, near to Balmaha, Stirling, Great Britain

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Statue of Tom Weir
Statue of Tom Weir
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The statue is located in an area that is now known as NS4190 : Tom Weir's Rest; see that picture for context.
Statue of Tom Weir

The statue commemorates the popular broadcaster, climber and writer Tom Weir MBE (29th December 1914 - 6th July 2006). To mark the centenary of his birth, the statue was unveiled on 29th December 2014 by Cameron McNeish and Jimmy MacGregor MBE, in the presence of Tom's widow Rhona and many onlookers. The sculptor was Sean Hedges-Quinn, and the setting is Tom Weir's Rest, an area in the village of Balmaha. (Summarised from a plaque beside the statue.)

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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Statue 
Sculptor (from Tags)
Sean Hedges-Quinn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4194 9085 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:5.0546N 4:32.5002W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4194 9085
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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