Lanark Castle

Lanark Castle (HM1LXP)

Location: Lanark ML11 9EP South Lanarkshire
Country: United Kingdom
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N 55° 40.232', W 3° 47.03'

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On this mound, site of an ancient Roman fortification, stood the Royal Castle of Lanark, a residence of David I (1124-1153), William the Lion (1165-1214), and later kings from which many of their royal charters are dated. It was the meeting place of the Scots Parliaments in 1293-4-5. The castle was occupied by the English under Edward I and Edward II, and was finally won back in the Wars of Independence.
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Date Added Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 450699 N 6169690
Decimal Degrees55.67053333, -3.78383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 55° 40.232', W 3° 47.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds55° 40' 13.92" N, 3° 47' 1.8" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Castlegate, Lanark ML11 9EP, GB
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