NT7854 : Covenanters' Stone, Duns Law

taken 3 years ago, near to Duns, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Covenanters' Stone, Duns Law
Covenanters' Stone, Duns Law
The covenanters' stone lies under the metal grid within a wooden fenced area close to the summit of Duns Law. The plaque above the metal grid reads:

ON THIS STONE ACCORDING
TO UNBROKEN TRADITION WAS
RAISED THE STANDARD OF THE
COVENANTERS WHEN IN 1639
THEIR ARMY UNDER GENERAL SIR
ALEX LESLIE ASSEMBLED ON DUNS LAW

Behind the stone itself is a cairn commemorating the event. The plaque in the cairn reads:

THIS CAIRN COMMEMORATES
THE ENCAMPMENT HERE
OF THE COVENANTERS UNDER
GENERAL SIR ALEX LESLIE
1639
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Graham Robson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NT7854, 25 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 18 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Near (from Tags)
Duns 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7846 5472 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:47.1184N 2:20.7017W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 78465 54707
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Covenanters  Duns Law  Plaque 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 39 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register