Sir William Wallace

Sir William Wallace (HM1LZB)

Location: Lanark ML11 9DZ South Lanarkshire
Country: United Kingdom
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N 55° 40.405', W 3° 46.806'

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Circa 1270-23rd August 1305

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 annieversary of the death of Wallace, "Guardian of Scotland."
Year Placed2005
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Date Added Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 450937 N 6170008
Decimal Degrees55.67341667, -3.78010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 55° 40.405', W 3° 46.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds55° 40' 24.3" N, 3° 46' 48.36" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Castlegate, Lanark ML11 9DZ, GB
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