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Category Archives: The Fishermen’s Monument
We had a really full meeting with lots on the agenda – do please take the time to read the minutes if you can (see link above).
We have run into a brick wall with the purchase of the site, despite lots of support from ELC Councillors. There is a £200k funding gap [...]
Leigh Bradley has completed her report for us on the Monument which we have submitted to the Harbour Trust today in the hope that it will be of help to them in their deliberations as to how best to restore and maintain this part of Dunbar’s heritage. The Neighbourhood Group is most grateful to Gordon [...]
Gordon Nicholson has kindly produced this photograph for us. Who can date the soldiers?
Robert Ramsay has helped us by unearthing information to show that the monument was rendered in plaster and painted a pale bluish grey. Its front was smooth. It would seem that the white painted scene originally was not all white. Interesting before [...]
We are looking for any historical records that show how the Monument looked when it was originally built. Can you help. If so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Group heard from the Harbour Trust how the last painting job proved to be unsatisfactory. It has caused unnecessary damage to the stonework and the existing paintwork now needs [...]