NS6239 : The Battle of Drumclog Memorial

taken 7 years ago, near to Stobieside, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

The Battle of Drumclog Memorial
The Battle of Drumclog Memorial
This obelisk was erected in 1839 and rebuilt in 1867 on the site of the Battle of Drumclog to commemorate the only victory the Covenanters had over government dragoons on 1st June 1679. An inscription panel reads:-

IN COMMEMORATION
OF THE
VICTORY
OBTAINED ON THIS
BATTLEFIELD
ON SABBATH THE 1ST OF JUNE 1679
BY OUR
COVENANTING FOREFATHERS
OVER GRAHAME OF CLAVERHOUSE
AND HIS DRAGOONS
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6254 3963 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.8448N 4:11.0964W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6254 3963
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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