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Bannockburn Ward Villages

Bannockburn main streetBannockburn is small town situated immediately to the south of the city of Stirling.

Bannockburn is named after the Bannock Burn, a small stream running through the village before flowing into the River Forth

The marshy bog land surrounding the Bannock Burn was the site of the Battle of Bannockburn fought in 1314 - one of the main battles of the 13th/14th century Wars of Independence between Scotland and England.

A statue of Robert the Bruce is situated at the Bannockburn Heritage Centre commerating the victory over the English forces at Bannockburn in 1314.

A circular-arch stone bridge, built by engineer Thomas Telford, spans the burn downstream of the battle site. The population for the area covered by the new Bannockburn ward is 3761.

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