MHG2700 - Battle Site, Lon Na Fola


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  • BATTLE SITE (Undated)

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(Name: NH 472 219) Lon na Fola. Site of Battle between the Macdonnells of Glengarry and the Macken<>ies of Ross-shire. A.D.1602. {NAT}
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

The defeat by the MacKenzies of the Macdonalds of Glengarry took place at Lon na Fala, the Meadow of Blood, on the west shore of Loch Ness. The Macdonalds, under Allan MacRanald (Allan Dubh), were returning from an invasion in September 1603, of the Mackenzie country and the burning of the Church of Kilchrist.
W MacKay 1914

The site of this battle is known locally. No recent finds have been reported.
Visited by OS (R D) 24 July 1964

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Grid reference Centred NH 4719 2189 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH42SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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