Rutherford's Monument

Boreland Hill


Gatehouse of Fleet


NGR - NX 588558


The tall granite obelisk was erected in 1839-42. It is 56 feet in height.

Rev Samuel Rutherford


Rev Samuel Rutherford was the minister of Anwoth from 1627-1639. He was placed under house arrest following the Restoration in 1660. He died in prison in 1661 before he could be tried for high treason. He was buried in St Andrews Cathedral yard