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Corra Linn, Wallace's Cave

Cave (Period Unknown)

Site Name Corra Linn, Wallace's Cave

Classification Cave (Period Unknown)

Canmore ID 46596

Site Number NS84SE 33

NGR NS 8821 4125

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 33 8821 4125.

(NS 8821 4125) Wallace's Cave (NR)

OS 6" map (1912)

Wallace's Cave is a cavity in the face of the cliff near Corra Linn. It is nearly circular in form, 12 feet in height and about 10 feet in diameter. It is said to have been a hiding place of Wallace.

Name Book 1857

The late Mr G Ross remembered the cave being formed during the construction of a swing bridge.

G V Irving and A Murray 1864; W Davidson 1828

A modern feature, as described by ONB.

Visited by OS (JD) 31 March 1955


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