Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Bannockburn

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.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Feature Description: "quoad sacra parish and town"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Stirlingshire ScoCnty
Place: Bannockburn

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