Battle of Largs (1263)

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Rockland Park


KA30 8HB


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Setting: Outside - hilltop/field/countryside
Description: Other structure/building
  • 13th Century Wars
About the memorial: It is a thin tower, 70 feet high built in 1912 to a design by J S Kay of Newton Stewart. It commemorates the Battle of Largs on 2nd October 1263. This was the deciding battle in removing the Viking Norse from control of the West Coast of Scotland by the Scots.
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