NN1126 : Effigy of Robert the Bruce

taken 3 years ago, near to Lochawe, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Effigy of Robert the Bruce
Effigy of Robert the Bruce
This life sized effigy of Robert the Bruce is carved from wood with an alabaster face and hands. Below the effigy is a chamber containing a bone of Robert the Bruce, brought here from Dunfermline Abbey.

Robert the Bruce had been to the area and it was on the hillside above the kirk that the King despatched his famous outflanking column under the Earl of Douglas, which inflicted such a decisive defeat upon John of Lorne and his clansmen in the Pass of Brander.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Interior 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 1163 2673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:23.7100N 5:3.2151W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 11611 26744
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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