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Photographs of the Historic Town of Falkirk in the Central Belt of Scotland

Falkirk is in the Forth Valley approximately equidistant between Glasgow and Edinburgh

Two major historical battles took place at Falkirk:-

a) The Battle of Falkirk in 1298 when William Wallace was defeated by Edward I.

b) The Second Battle of Falkirk in 1746 when the Jacobites under Bonnie Prince Charlie were victorious.


The Steeple in the Town Square of Falkirk

The Steeple in the Town Square of Falkirk



The Steeple in the Town Square of Falkirk

The Steeple in the Town Square of Falkirk

The Old Parish Church at Falkirk

Falkirk Old & St. Modan's Parish Church of Scotland.
The medieval Old Parish Church is located in the centre of Falkirk
 and may have been founded as early as the 7th century.
The church was largely rebuilt in the 19th century retaining the 18th-century steeple.
The church is a category A
protected listed building.



Building in the High Street of Falkirk

 Building in the High Street of Falkirk





Church in the High Street of Falkirk

Church in the High Street of Falkirk 





Old Sheriff Court Building of Falkirk

Old Sheriff Court Building of Falkirk




St.Xavier's RC Church in Falkirk

St.Xavier's RC Church in Falkirk 




The Ochil Hills from Falkirk

The Ochil Hills from Falkirk





Union Canal at Falkirk

Union Canal at Falkirk 

Falkirk is at the junction of the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal



The Falkirk Wheel at the Junction of the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal

The Falkirk Wheel at the Junction of the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal





Callendar House in Callendar Park at Falkirk

Callendar House in Callendar Park at Falkirk

The Antonine Wall across Scotland passes through Falkirk
 and remnants of it can be seen in 
Callendar Park and at Roughcastle



Map of Town Centre of Falkirk

Map of Town Centre of Falkirk





Map of Falkirk and Surroundings

Map of Falkirk and Surroundings showing the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal 

and their junction at the Falkirk Wheel

 
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