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Where Robert the Bruce was crowned

After working on a floorplan for Scone Abbey in Scotland, Archaeologists now believe they have identified the spot where Scotland’s kings were crowned.

Geophysics surveys, now backed up by archaeology, have revealed the exact floor plan of Scone Abbey, allowing archaeologists confidently to estimate the position of the high altar, where the coronation of Scottish kings would have taken place.

Any king being crowned there now would have to set the Stone of Destiny in the middle of a public footpath and rest his back against a high wall, though fittingly, the high canopy of pine branches still provides a hallowed feel like the vault of the ancient abbey church.

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