NT5932 : William Wallace at Bemersyde

taken 8 years ago, near to Bemersyde, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

William Wallace at Bemersyde
William Wallace at Bemersyde
Inscribed 'Wallace, great patriot hero ill requited chief MDCCCXIV', the statue was carved from one piece of stone by John Smith of Darnick, and commissioned by David Stuart Erskine, the 11th Earl of Buchan. It was unveiled on 22 September 1814, the anniversary of Wallace's victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297.
Only one cloud on the horizon - a referendum on independence on 18 September 2014.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  People, Events  Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Scottish Borders 
Person (from Tags)
William Wallace 
Primary Subject of Photo
Statue 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5915 3269 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:35.1676N 2:38.9773W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5916 3268
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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