MHG8738 - Whitebog Wood


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Type and Period (2)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) BATTLE SITE (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Site of Battle (NR) (Supposed to have been between Danes and Scots) (NAT)
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

Nothing further is known of this battle, except it is explanation of all cairns which lie on the surrounding moors. Name Book 1871.

Not a battle site, but a poorly preserved field system centred at NH 737 630 in cleared woodland on a gentle N-facing slope. It comprises denuded stone clearance heaps, field walls and lynchets, which form cultivation plots of a type usually found in association with hut circles. Where best preserved in the NE, two fields measure 20.0m x 15.0m and 30.0m x 20.0m.
Visited by OS (N K B) 23 November 1970.

No change. Visited by OS (N K B) 10 January 1978.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7376 6294 (910m by 666m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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