Buchanan Monument


The Buchanan Monument, in memory of George Buchanan, was build in 1788. It was built of Killearn gritstone and stands 103 feet high.

George Buchanan (1506-1582) was born at The Moss, Killearn. Educated at Killearn, St. Andrews and Paris, he became a fluent linguist speaking Latin and Greek, in addition to French and his native Scots and Gaelic. He was a fluent translator of Hebrew and Spanish.

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  1. Who designed the Buchanan monument? how was it financed? Is there a Buchanan society?

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