MHG643 - Battle Site, Bloody Moss


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Type and Period (1)

  • BATTLE SITE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Supposed Site of Battle (NR) OS 6" map, Caith, 2nd ed. (1871)

A battle is supposed to have been fought on Bloody Moss.
Name Book 1872.

Name centred on a peat bog - an unlikely site for a battle. The tradition is probably due to the numerous burial cairns to the S.
Visited by OS (I S S) 14 March 1972.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3159 4359 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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