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Lanark in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Sir William Wallace

Circa 1270-23rd August 1305

 
 
Sir William Wallace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2011
1. Sir William Wallace Marker
Reputed site of the house of Wallace in Lanark, Scotland
Inscription. This plaque marks the site of the house reputed to be the marital home of Sir William Wallace and Marion Braidfute.

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."
 
Erected 2005.
 
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).
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Sir William Wallace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2011
2. Sir William Wallace Marker
Marker is located across the street to the right from St Nicolas Church.
St Nicolas Church image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2011
3. St Nicolas Church
Statue of William Wallace located at the front of St Nicolas Church
St Nicolas Church- William Wallace Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2011
4. St Nicolas Church- William Wallace Statue
Closeup of the Wallace statue located at St Nicolas Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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