This memorial is listed as being destroyed by the erection of W16, however this escutcheon and symbol although weathered still remains. The symbol is also shown in Memorials of Angus and Mearns and relates to Alexander Copping who was a burgess and a seaman.
Iames Malcom - Ionet Fraser; Alexander Copping I.P VI
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.
As can be seen by the above photographs, rather than being destroyed most of the text is still visible.