MHG8964 - 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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Full Description

On Cnocan, the hillock, in Glenglass, are Blar nan Ceann and Fuanan Blar nan Ceann, Moor of the Heads and Well of the Moor of the Heads, with legend of a combat.
W J Watson 1904.

Cnocan is croft at NH 5662 6866 situated on hillock in Glen-Glass. The present occupant, who has lived there for twenty years, knows nothing of legend nor of names mentioned above.
No further information. Visited by OS (R D L) 2 May 1963

Knockan 3 buildings in cluster E of track marked on 1st ed OS - HAW 6/2004

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Grid reference Centred NH 5662 6865 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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