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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Powmill, Fossoway
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82908
Current location

Moubray Hall
Powmill
Fossoway
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
FK14 7NW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 01988 98150
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The hall itself is the memorial. Inside is a large wooden board which is a Roll of Honour. The fallen are represented by medallions across the top, with 2 additional names indicated by crosses in the names of the served below. Those names are painted, in red, in two columns. The historic Scotland description of the hall is (J J Moubray of Naemoor Estate is noted in his obituary as "a distinguished agriculturalist, and generous benefactor". He became a member of Kinross County Council in 1889 and retired 1925. He was also Lord Lieutenant of Kinross-shire.)- Dated 1901. Tall single storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan Arts and Crafts-detailed hall with steeply-pitched swept roof. Stugged squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressings. Semicircular-pedimented, architraved and transomed window. Chamfered arrises, stone transoms and mullions, and raked cills. SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: small gabled porch projecting to right of centre with diminutive round-headed bipartite window and 2-leaf boarded timber door on return to left, further bipartite window immediately to left, penultimate bay to left with 4-light transomed window breaking eaves into shaped dormerhead with tall stack rising at right and boarded timber door to outer left; further bipartite window to outer right. NE ELEVATION: gabled elevation with large 6-light transomed window and pediment date 'AD 1901', small timber-louvered opening in gablehead. NW (REAR) ELEVATION: bay to right of centre with 4-light transomed window breaking eaves into gablehead, bipartite windows to remaining bays and tall stack wallhead between bays 1 and 2; further truncated stack to outer right. SW ELEVATION: gabled elevation with 2 small windows. Mainly multi-pane leaded glazing, plate glass glazing in timber window to transomed window at SE. Small grey slates. Ashlar stacks. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding. INTERIOR AND WAR MEMORIAL: some decorative plasterwork, boarded timber dadoes and panelled part-glazed doors. Full-width part-glazed folding timber dividing doors; corniced and panelled timber wall to SW. Timber chimneypiece to NW rising into classical pedimented timber war memorial with 'MOUBRAY HALL MEMORIAL OF OUR OWN BOYS WHO FELL' over frieze with 6 medallions each inscribed with name of fallen; this surmounts large panel with 'ROLL OF HONOUR / POWMILL DISTRICT AND THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS HALL WHO SERVED WITH THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN DURING THE WAR 1914 - 1918' and names of fallen with further inscription at bottom right 'FOSSOWAY WAR MEMORIAL PANEL'. BOUNDARY WALLS: flat-coped rubble boundary walls (lowered?) with truncated flat-coped, square-section ashlar and rubble gatepiers.
Inscription
MOUBRAY HALL MEMORIAL/OF OUR OWN BOYS WHO FELL/[6 names]/+ROLL OF HONOUR+/POWMILL DISTRICT AND THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ROLL WHO SERVED/WITH THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN DURING THE WAR 1914-1918/[names in 2 columns] FOSSOWAY WAR MEMORIAL PANEL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyd, Robt.
Davidson, J
Marshall, Wm.
Miller, James
Miller, John
Shearer, J
Sheret, Wm. R
Soutar, John
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: fallen first by Surname, THEN served by Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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