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Battle of Dunnichen (Nechtansmere)

 
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:14 am    Post subject: Battle of Dunnichen (Nechtansmere) Reply with quote

UKNIWM: 57870
OS MAP REF NO: 520 550

Situated in the grounds of Aberlemno churchyard.





Cheers,
Derek.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That was quick Shocked Cheers.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6667

spoons wrote:
From an item in 'Sunday Telegraph' of 30 Oct.

"The earliest recorded war memorial in Britain dates from the 8th century. It commemorates those killed at the Battle of Dunnichen, just north of Dundee, between armies of Picts and Northumbrians."

\Paul
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