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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Portnacroish
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
15th Century Wars (1400-1499)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
79071

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Current location

Church on North side of the road
monument is East of the path up to the church. Ground around monument is very uneven.
Battle of Stalc Monument
A828
Portnacroish
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA38 4BL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 92710 47261
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone pillar on hillside by Scottish Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, Achnacroish. Inscribed stone tablet at the base. The ground up and around the pillar is rather uneven.
Inscription
A.D. 1468. / ABOVE THIS SPOT / WAS FOUGHT THE BLOODY / BATTLE OF STALC / IN WHICH / MANY HUNDREDS FELL, / WHEN THE STEWARTS / AND THE MACLARENS / THEIR ALLIES. IN DEFENCE OF / DUGALD, CHIEF OF APPIN, / SON OF SIR JOHN STEWART / LORD OF LORN / AND INNERMEATH, / DEFEATED THE COMBINED FORCES / OF THE MACDOUGALLS / AND THE MACFARLANES"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 15th Century Wars (1400-1499)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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