Keys to the Past

William the Lion Stone (Alnwick)

In 1174 William the Lion, King of Scotland with a small group of companions was defeated by the English in a fight in open ground before Alnwick Castle. This monument was erected in the 20th century to commemorate the battle. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N4509
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick

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