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Forestry and Land Scotland Survey Maps Potential Site of William Wallace Fort

Posted by Jean-Yves on May 20, 2020

An unusual archaeological survey by Forestry and Land Scotland has added a new chapter to an old story – of a hidden fort built by William Wallace.

The Dumfriesshire site is recorded in the New Statistical Account of Scotland (published 1834–1845) as the location of a small fort occupied by Sir William Wallace – a hidden stronghold from which Wallace and his 16 men-at-arms would ‘sally forth to annoy the English’.

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