MHG2818 - Natural Feature, Glac Nan Ceannaichean


Natural hollow traditionally thought to have been a burial place of rival packmen.

Type and Period (2)

  • (Alternate Type) GRAVE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is no local knowledge of the tradition attached to this site, which is a natural small hollow in an arable field.
Visited by OS (R D) 11 August 1964.

Glac nan Ceannaichean (NAT)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

A hollow which is traditionally the site where rival packmen slew each other and are buried; it is locally well-known as the Merchants' Graves or Hollow; The Gaelic means Merchants' Hollow.
Name Book 1870.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8147 5574 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85NW
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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