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Battle Of Duncrub

Battle Site (10th Century)

Site Name Battle Of Duncrub

Classification Battle Site (10th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ridge Of Crup

Canmore ID 26713

Site Number NO01SW 7

NGR NO 017 149

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Dunning
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO01SW 7 017 149

See also NO01SW 9 and NO01SW 11.

(NO 017149) Site of Battle of Duncrub (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959)

Version A of the Chronicle of the Kings of Scotland states : " (A battle was fought) between Dub (son of Malcolm) and Culen, upon the ridge of Crup; and in it Dub had victory". Dated 962-966.

Anderson (1922) suggests the identification of 'Crup' with 'Duncrub'.

J Anderson 1922.


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