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William the Lion Commemorative Stone and Wall to Each Side

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4168 / 55°25'0"N

Longitude: -1.7169 / 1°43'0"W

OS Eastings: 418019

OS Northings: 613687

OS Grid: NU180136

Mapcode National: GBR J5GT.21

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.L3MR

Entry Name: William the Lion Commemorative Stone and Wall to Each Side

Listing Date: 25 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235842

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

William the Lion
Commemorative Stone and
Wall to each side
NU 1813 NW 3/360
The stone is a modern replacement and commemorates William the Lion of Scotland's
capture on that spot in 1174. The wall is 4 to 5 ft high of snecked rubble, and
extends about 50 yds to the west and some 200 yds to the east of the railings in
front of the stone.

Listing NGR: NU1801913686

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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