William Wallace

William Wallace (HM27EU)

Location: London, England EC1A 9DS Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 31.115', W 0° 6.004'

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St Bartholomew the Great


This plaque commemorates the funeral service
held in this church for

Sir William Wallace

on the 700th anniversary of his execution at Smithfield Elms
on 23rd August 1305.

David R. Ross, Convenor of The Society of William Wallace,
walked from Robroyston in Glasgow to Westminster Bridge,
the route taken seven centuries before by
Wallace and his captors.

On 23rd August 2005, thousands Of Wallace's fellow Scots walked
from Westminster Hall to the Wallace Memorial at Smithfield,
the final route along which Wallace was dragged to his death.

A solemn service for Wallace then took place within these walls
led by the Revd Alan Sorenson and the Revd Martin Dudley.

Donated By The Society Of William Wallace
to mark the tenth anniversary of the funeral service.
23rd August 2015.
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HM NumberHM27EU
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByThe Society Of William Wallace
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 701191 N 5711483
Decimal Degrees51.51858333, -0.10006667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 31.115', W 0° 6.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 31' 6.8999999999999" N, 0° 6' 0.23999999999997" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 57 W Smithfield, London England EC1A 9DS, GB
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