MHG7895 - Battle Site, Blar Nan Ceann


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Type and Period (1)

  • BATTLE SITE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Blar nan Ceann. Site of Conflict between Mackenzies of Seaforth and Macdonnells of Glengarry (TI)
OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1971)

'Blar nan Ceann' is the name applied to the hollow at W end of Strathpeffer, and takes its name from having been scene of a conflict between the MacKenzies and Macdonells of Glengarry, which the latter lost. The name means 'Battlefield of the heads' The date of this event could not be locally ascertained.
Name Book 1876

No further information Visited by OS (R L) 16 November 1970

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Grid reference Centred NH 4761 5773 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH45NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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