Battle Site (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Stone (Period Unassigned)
- Council Aberdeenshire
- Parish Lumphanan
- Former Region Grampian
- Former District Kincardine And Deeside
- Former County Aberdeenshire
NJ50SE 5 5750 0342.
(NJ 5750 0342) Macbeth's Stone (NR)
OS 6" map, (1959)
A large boulder projecting about 2 feet over the surface of the ground, traditionally marking the spot where Macbeth was mortally wounded.
Name Book 1867.
The Battle of Lumphanan took place "in a wood" on the 15th August AD 1057 between the forces of Malcolm III and Macbeth, the latter being slain.
W D Simpson 1943.
Macbeth's Stone as described. The tradition that Macbeth was slain here is only tentative evidence available to site the battle.
Visited by OS (NKB) 25 October 1968.