NT8936 : Flodden Battlefield from the east side of Branxton Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Branxton, Northumberland, Great Britain

Flodden Battlefield from the east side of Branxton Hill
Flodden Battlefield from the east side of Branxton Hill
The battlefield monument is visible in the centre of the photo. The view is down across the Tweed valley (and the Scottish Border) in the vicinity of Coldstream. The triple peaks of the Eildon Hills, near Melrose, are just visible on the left skyline.
The Battle of Flodden Field :: NT8837
Also called the Battle of Branxton Moor. It was fought on September 9th 1513 between an invading Scots army under King James IV and an English army commanded by Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey. It ended in a victory for the English and was the largest battle (in terms of numbers) fought between the two nations.

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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
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Battlefield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 895 369 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.5769N 2:10.0603W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 898 368
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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