NT5377 : Plaque, Athelstaneford Parish Church

taken 10 years ago, near to Athelstaneford, East Lothian, Great Britain

Plaque, Athelstaneford Parish Church
Plaque, Athelstaneford Parish Church, taken 10 years ago
Located in the graveyard, the plaque depicts the origination of the Saltire.

'Tradition says that near this place in times remote Pictish and Scottish warriors about to defeat an army of Northumbrians, saw against a blue sky a great white cross like St Andrew's, and in its image made a banner which became the flag of Scotland.'

The Flag Heritage Centre is located in a doocot to the rear of the church NT5377 : Athelstaneford Doocot Flag Heritage Centre.
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2007
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 October, 2007
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Plaque   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 532 773 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.2047N 2:45.0151W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 532 773
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