Battle of Bannockburn

Name: Battle of Bannockburn

Location: Stirling Road, Bannockburn

NGR: NS 795 906

Classification: Battle site

Date: 1963-65

Architect: F. R. (Eric) Stevenson, Sir Robert Matthew, Eric Robson

Landscape Architect: H. F (Frank) Clark

Status: Rotunda, Memorial Cairn, Flagpole Category A-listed

Canmore ID: 268077

Description: Formalised architectural and landscape re-definition of the battle-site of Bannockburn 1314 made for the 650th anniversary in 1964.  The form of the Rotunda was doubtless intended to echo Neolithic henge monuments and almost certainly draws inspiration from Gunnar Asplund’s Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm (1930-50’s).

New Heritage/Visitor Centre built by Reiach and Hall architects with landscaping by Ian White Associates in 2014.


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