MHG14047 - Cnoc A' Mhoid, Kishorn


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Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) PUNISHMENT PLACE (Undated)
  • (Former Type) GALLOWS (Undated)
  • MOOT HILL (Early Medieval to Medieval - 561 AD? to 1559 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The following information was provided by a visitor to the HER website: The moot-hill of Courthill (Cnoc a' mhoid) is where the lairds of the Applecross Mackenzies carried out their court of justice. It lies adjacent to St. Donan's chapel & on the old parish boundary between Applecross & Lochcarron. For those unlucky enough to be sentenced to death, they were taken up the hill some mile distant to the Gallowhill (Cnoc na croiche), where presumably sentence was carried out!! <1>

This record was formerly for the gallows/punishment place itself, which appears from the above information to have lain some distance to the north-east. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8303 4061 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG84SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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