MHG31488 - Gallows, Gallow Hill, Arpafeellie


The placename Gallows Hill applies to the whole woodland on the slopes of the hill. No documentary/cartographic information is available for a gallows.

Type and Period (1)

  • GALLOWS (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

House called Gallowhill on 1st ed Ordnance Survey map. <1>

The name Gallowhill applies to the whole wood area. It is probable that the house derives its name from the woodland which it sits adjacent to. A participant on the Black Isle Heritage Memories project reports that the site of the gallows is said to be at NH 60251 49678, a flat area below the summit of the hill. There is no known documentary evidence for the gallows apart from the placename. <2>

The GIS area encompasses the whole wood, although this must be treated as an approximate extent only.<3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6019 4992 (2142m by 2284m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KNOCKBAIN

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