NT8837 : The Flodden Battlefield Memorial

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

The Flodden Battlefield Memorial
The Flodden Battlefield Memorial
The memorial is a simple granite Celtic cross and was erected in 1910. It was paid for by public subscription raised by the Berwickshire Naturalistsí Club.
The inscription reads 'TO THE BRAVE OF BOTH NATIONS'.
Public Monuments and Sculpture Association: LinkExternal link
The Battle of Flodden Field
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.

Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
UK battlefields Trust: LinkExternal link
The Remembering Flodden Project: LinkExternal link
Flodden Archaeology: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8898 3726 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.7271N 2:10.5946W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8895 3725
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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