Artist's impression of the battle of Stirling Brig
Present day bridge at Stirling
This bridge is near the place where the old wooden 'brig' used to be in
Wallace's time. The Battle of Stirling, as depicted in Braveheart, was
known historically speaking as the Battle of Stirling Bridge, because so
much of the outcome depended on the Scots defending it. Although not the
original one, it is still very old and worth a visit.
newspaper reported on 7 April 1997, that divers from Stirling University
had found the remains of the ancient bridge under the river. This
indicates that the ancient brig of Wallace's battle crossed the river
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