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Battle Of Tibbermore

Battle Site (17th Century)

Site Name Battle Of Tibbermore

Classification Battle Site (17th Century)

Canmore ID 26863

Site Number NO02SE 15

NGR NO 068 232

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO02SE 15 068 232.

(Name: NO 068 232) Site of Battle of Tibbermore (NR)

OS 6"map, (1970)

On Sunday 1st September 1644, the Marrquis of Montrose, leading a Royalist force of 2,700 men, encountered a Convenanter army of 7,000 infantry with 700 cavalry and 9 cannon under Lord Elcho, drawn up at Tippermuir (Tibbermore). The Covenanters were soon over-run, and estimates of the casualties varied between several hundred and two thousand.

M Brander 1975.


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