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Location address: United Kingdom, Aberdeenshire
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Lumphanan (/lʌmˈfænən/ lum-FAN-ən; Scottish Gaelic: Lann Fhìonain) is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland located 25 miles from Aberdeen and 10 miles from Banchory. There is one pub in the village called “The MacBeth Arms”, there was another bar (a former hotel) located three miles from the village centre named “The Crossroads Hotel”. Known in the local area as “The Cross” this closed in 2011.
Lumphanan is documented to be the site of a battle in 1057 AD, where Malcolm III of Scotland defeated Macbeth of Scotland. Macbeth was mortally wounded on the north side of the Mounth in 1057, after retreating with his men over the Cairnamounth Pass to take his last stand at the battle at Lumphanan.