MHG7773 - Battle Site, Bealach Nam Brog


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Type and Period (1)

  • BATTLE SITE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A battle was fought at Bealach nam Brog between Lord Lovat, with Munros of Fowles and Dingwalls of Kildun, and the men of Donald MacIver from Kinlochewe. Near the area of the battle 'a perfect speciman of an arrowhead' was picked up in 1913.
A C M Mitford 1936

'In year 1452, ......, the desperate skirmish of Beallach nam Brog occurred, in which the Earl of Ross.... attached and slaughtered his foes, including Mackenzies Kinlochewe men..'
J H Dixon 1886

A famous fight between the Munros and the Mackenzies at Bealach nam Brog W J Watson 1904

No further information. Visited by OS (W D J) 18 April 1963

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Grid reference Centred NH 422 713 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH47SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

Finds (1)

  • ARROWHEAD (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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