Battle Of Sark

Battle Site

Site Name Battle Of Sark

Classification Battle Site

Alternative Name(s) Lochmaben Stone; Old Graitney; Stormont

Canmore ID 67439

Site Number NY36NW 23

NGR NY 314 662

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Gretna
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY36NW 23 314 662.

(Name: NY 314 662) Site of Battle of Sark (NR) (AD 1448)

OS 25" map (1900)

On 23 October 1448 a Scottish Army under Ormond and Sir John Wallace of Craigie won a resounding victory over the forces of the younger Percy, at the Battle of Sark or Lochmaben Stone (Auchinleck Chronicle).

A I Dunlop 1950; W C Dickinson 1961.

There is nothing to mark the site of this battle on the ground and no further information could be found.

Visited by OS (RD) 18 June 1970

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