MHG5308 - Battle Site, Goir A' Bhlair
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Type and Period (1)
- BATTLE SITE (Undated)
- None recorded
"Near the Post Office at Broadford is Goir a' Bhlair, 'the field of battle', were one of the most decisive Norse Battles was fought."
M E M Donaldson 1923.
Goir a' Bhlair is a large tract of peat-moss extending from the vicinity of Broadford Post Office (NG 639236) to the foot of Beinn na Caillich (NG 612230); the battle referred to was a Clan battle involving the Mackinnons (Information from Captain Campbell, Broadford).
(It is perhaps not without significance that the remains of two chambered cairns fall within the area - NG62SW 2)
Visited by OS (C F W) 13 June 1961.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6239 2339 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11589 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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