MHG8020 - Battle Site, Stittenham


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description


In September 1715 there was a Skirmish at Alness between the
MacKenzies, MacDonalds and other Jacobite clans, under the Earl of Seaforth, and the Earl of Sutherland at the head of the Munros, Rosses, MacKays and other Whig clans. The Earl of Sutherland's forces were driven over Struie to Bonar.
D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.

No further information found during field investigation.
Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.

The location of this record on the map is a best guess placed at the centre of grid square NH 64 74. The point was relocated from the grid square corner following a comment from a website user that this was misleading. <1><2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6450 7450 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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