Place:


Bannockburn  Stirlingshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bannockburn like this:

Bannockburn. quoad sacra par. and town, NE. Stirlingsh., 2½ miles SE. of Stirling by rail -- quoad sacra par., pop. 3281; town, pop. 2549; is celebrated as the scene of the battle (1314) between the Scots under Bruce and the English under Edward II. It is an important centre for woollen mfrs., including carpets, tweeds, and tartans; P.O., T.O.

Bannockburn through time

Bannockburn is now part of Stirling district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stirling has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bannockburn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bannockburn, in Stirling and Stirlingshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20173

Date accessed: 17th November 2017


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