This Monument Reads:
DESIDERIIS ICTA FIDELIBUS
QUE IPSE LOCO TEMPLUM URANIAE SUAE
MAT. VI. IDUS MART. MDCCXLVIII
OBIIT XIV KAL SEXTIL MDCCCXIX
Designed by William Henry Playfair in memory of his uncle, John Playfair (1748-1819). John Playfair was a Scottish scientist and mathematician, and a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.