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The King's Stone (Ford)

The King's Stone.
Photo by Sara Rushton, 2004.
The King's Stone. Photo by Sara Rushton, 2004.

The King's Stone is a prehistoric standing stone about 2.5m high. In more recent times, it has become associated with the spot where King James IV was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N725
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Ford


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