Near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Battle of Loudoun Hill
May 10, 1307
Location. 55° 36.883′ N, 4° 12.701′ W. Marker is near Darvel, Scotland, in Ayrshire. Marker can be reached from A71. Touch for map. Marker is located atop Loudoun Hill.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spirit of Scotland Monument (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 'The Most Magnificent Ruin in Scotland' (approx. 22.9 kilometers away); Roman Military Bathhouse, Bothwellhaugh (approx. 23.4 kilometers away).
Also see . . . The Battle of Loudoun Hill. FutureMuseum.co.uk's page on the Battle of Loudoun Hill: …In Ayrshire, some 10 miles from Kilmarnock, near the village of Darvel, stands a lonely but imposing outcrop of rock, a remnant of Scotland's volcanic pre-history - Loudoun Hill. It was here on May 10th, 1307 that Robert the Bruce scored his first decisive victory over the forces of Edward I, the Plantagenet King of England, and began his delivery of Scotland's independence. Some would argue that in winning the war, Bruce not only freed his land from the occupying Southern forces, but unified (Submitted on August 14, 2015.)
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