MHG7495 - William Wallace's Camp, South Sutor

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Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY CAMP (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH76NE 7 Unlocated.
The remains of Sir William Wallace's encampment, traditionally said to date from 1297, are pointed out on the South Sutor behind town of Cromarty.
D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.

The remains referred to above may be cairns often named 'encampments' on OS maps, eg. NH66NE 6.
Info from OS (SW) 18 11 1965.

No further information. Visited by OS (N K B) 28 January 1966.


MacDonald, Polson and Brown, D, A and J, {1931}, The book of Ross, Sutherland and Caithness, Orkney and Shetland: descriptive, historical and antiquarian notes, 21 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2437.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7500 6500 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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