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Cartland Craigs, 'wallace's Cave'

Cave (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cartland Craigs, 'wallace's Cave'

Classification Cave (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cartlane

Canmore ID 46581

Site Number NS84SE 2

NGR NS 8691 4454

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Lanark
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS84SE 2 8691 4454.

(NS 8691 4454) Wallace's Cave (NR)

OS 6" map (1941)

A cave in the ravine known as Cartland Craigs, is traditionally said to have been used as a refuge by Sir William Wallace.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845

Wallace's Cave is a natural, inaccessible rock cleft.

Visited by OS (JFC) 11 March 1954.


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