MHG13180 - Gallows? Torr Ma Croich

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Type and Period (2)

  • GALLOWS (Undated)
  • GRAVE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC92SW 54 908 213.

Torr ma Croich.
H Morrison 1853.

'Torr-na-croiche', the gallows knowe, is so called from its summit being the place of execution of two notorious thieves whose graves can still be seen at the foot of the hill.
D Sage 1898.

No graves were found during field investigation.
Visited by OS 2 June 1961.

Known locally as 'The Gallows Hill'.
Visited by OS (JM) 8 February 1977.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9080 2129 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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