NS7478 : Bullet Knowes and Girnal Hill

taken 8 years ago, near to Dullatur, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Bullet Knowes and Girnal Hill
Bullet Knowes and Girnal Hill
The name 'Bullet Knowes' is part of the history of the Battle of Kilsyth in 1645 which took place just north of this field on the site of the present Townhead reservoir. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
Notes on the Battle of Kilsyth :: NS7479
The battle between the Royalist force of the Marquis of Montrose for Charles I and the People's Army of Covenanters led by General William Baillie took place to the eastern end of the present Townhead Reservoir and the lands to the north around Auchinvalley.
Around 6,000 men of the Covenanting army were slain and lie under the ground in these parts.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 January, 2010
Category
Battlefield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 744 781 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.7647N 4:0.8100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 742 780
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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