Lanark in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Sir William Wallace
Circa 1270-23rd August 1305
It was at Lanark in 1297 that Wallace first drew sword to free his native land. He was captured and cruelly executed at Smithfield, London on 23rd August 1305.
The original memorial stone, restored by Lanark and District Civic Trust, was replaced by this plaque in 2005 to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the death of Wallace, "Guardian of Scotland."
Location. 55° 40.405′ N, 3° 46.806′ W. Marker is in Lanark, Scotland, in South Lanarkshire. Marker is on Castlegate Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lanark, Scotland ML11 9DZ, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Lanark Castle (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
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