NY4786 : Milnholm Cross

taken 9 years ago, near to Newcastleton or Copshaw Holm, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Milnholm Cross
Milnholm Cross
This 8 feet high monument is the oldest relic of the infamous Armstrong Clan. It dates from around 1300 and legend has it that it commemorates an Armstrong laird who was killed at nearby Hermitage Castle by being boiled in a pot!
In the background across the B6357 road can be seen the 866 feet high hill Blinkbonny Height.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 29 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4762 8612 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.9964N 2:49.4266W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4759 8616
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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