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Battle of Largs Monument, North Ayrshire


  • Located in Largs, North Ayrshire, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • Largs was a 1263 battle between the Scottish and Norweigan armies, both sides claiming victory
  • The monument reminds the visitor of the time between about 1100 to the 1260s when the Inner and Outer Hebrides and Kintyre, and the kingdom of Man were under the suzerainty of Norway
  • The battle is commemorated in modern-day Largs by a monument known as 'The Pencil'
  • Once a year Largs holds a Viking festival which involves a re-enactment of events

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