MHG19723 - Ailbhinn Chaigh


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  • STONE (Undated)

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NC80SE 60 8545 0162.

Ailbhinn Chaigh, 'Keith's Stone or Rock' marks the spot where one of the Earls of Sutrherland slew his brother.
Name Book, Sutherland 1873.

According to Gordon, writing c. 1630, John, a 15th-century Earl of Sutherland, slew his nephew, Keath, at Aylen-Kheaigh 'that is Kaith his bush'.
Sir R Gordon 1813; OPS 1855.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8544 0161 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC80SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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