MHG5094 - Battle Site, Coire Na Creiche

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  • BATTLE SITE (Undated)

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Full Description

"Coire na Creiche", 'the hollow of the spoil', so called from its being a favourite retreat with the proceeds of a raid, was in 1601 the site of a conflict between the MacLeods and Macdonalds, and the scene of what was probaly the last great clan battle in Skye.
M E M Donaldson 1923.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 4300 2499 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG42SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

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