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Craigruie, Uamh An Righ

Rock Shelter (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Craigruie, Uamh An Righ

Classification Rock Shelter (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Bruce's Cave

Canmore ID 94053

Site Number NN42SE 4

NGR NN 4901 2019

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Balquhidder
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN42SE 4 49014 20197

Uamh an Righ (Bruce's Cave) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1977

The hiding place of Robert the Bruce. It is difficult to find, being quite invisible from below. 'Nothing of the slightest antiquarian interest could I discover; nor were there any relics'.

G A F Knight 1914.

The cave is a small natural rock shelter. The name is known locally.

Visited by OS (RD) 16 December 1968.


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