MHG26646 - Battle/burial site - Baloan Fare, Kiltarlity


Battle/burial site at Baloan Farm

Type and Period (2)

  • BATTLE SITE? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
  • BURIAL (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Across boundary between parishes of Kirkhill and Kiltarlity & Convinth.

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. Baloan Fare; site of burials in rough pasture, believed to be after a clan battle between the Erasers and the MacDonalds in 1429. Reclamation was discontinued here some years ago when human bones were uncovered. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5480 3859 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53NW
Civil Parish KIRKHILL
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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