MHG8132 - Prison, Bridge of Newhall


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Type and Period (1)

  • PRISON (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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NH66NE 8 c. 69 65.

'A Pit or Dungeon under the Bridge of Newhall' was used as a prison in the 17th - 18th centuries.
W M Mackenzie 1922.

Not located. Major Shaw has never heard of a dungeon in the area of the Mains of Newhall, and says that the 'Bridge of Newhall' is certainly later than the 18th century. No further information could be obtained locally concerning this site.
Visited by OS (R B) 14 January 1966; Information from Major Shaw, Newall House, Balblair, Black Isle).

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Grid reference Centred NH 6900 6500 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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