MHG55308 - Balalastair, South Laggan


This was the site of Alastair Ranaldson Macdonell's improvement village c.1813.

Type and Period (2)

  • MODEL SETTLEMENT (Established, 19th Century - 1813 AD to 1813 AD)
  • MILITARY CAMP? (18th Century - 1701 AD? to 1800 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Hector Rogers has submitted a plan of what at one time was known as Balalastair (Alastair's vilage), Alastair Ranaldson Macdonell's improvement village c.1813. Alastair Ranaldson Macdonell was the 15th chief of the Glengarry Macdonells. <1>

Two photographs of the site were submitted by Hector Rogers in September 2011. <2>

The submitted photographs and information supplied by Hector Rogers were a part of a honours dissertation undertaken in 2009. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NN 2933 9723 (196m by 309m) Approximate extent
Map sheet NN29NE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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