MHG2660 - Montrose's Camp, Fairly Wood
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Type and Period (1)
- MILITARY CAMP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Montrose is said to have encamped for three days in the wood of Fairly (?Farley) during his retreat, after a skirmish with Middleton at Inverness ( c. 1645) His camp was within sight of Middleton's on the other side of the river (NH 54 SW 2). On the fourth day he is said to have broken camp and set it on fire.
ISSFC (Mr Ross quoting Mr Maclean, Factor of Ardross) 1888
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Visited by OS (R L) 7 April 1970
ISSFC, 1888, 'Excursion to Kirkhill, Beauly, and Struy', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 2 1880-3, p.227-36, 235-6 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG769.
RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 26, No. 202 (Text/Report). SHG2673.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region. . 26, No. 202.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: ISSFC. 1888. 'Excursion to Kirkhill, Beauly, and Struy', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 2 1880-3, p.227-36. Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club. 227-36. 235-6.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4799 4600 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12366 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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