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Murray's Monument

The Queensway
New Galloway
New Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway


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Description
Car park and short walk through woods to obelisk monument above remains of the smallholding where Alexander Murray the notable scholar was born in 1775. A self-taught shepherd boy, Murray became professor of Oriental languages at Edinburgh University. Very scenic, with excellent views through the wooded glen. Interpretation boards.