MHG910 - Grave Marker, Druim Na Ceud

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • GRAVE MARKER (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) STONE ALIGNMENT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Druim na Ceud - 'Ridge of the Hundred' - is a long low ridge on which traditionally a hundred men were killed and buried during the 15th century battle of the Ruaig Haunsaid (ND06NW 4), the graves being marked by small stones a foot or so in height, set on end. The stones are no longer visible as the ground has been cultivated for some time. (See also ND06NW 3 & 8 for similar stone settings and tradition.) Name Book 1873.

(ND 002 661) Druim na Ceud (NAT) Stone Rows (NR) (site of)
OS 25"map, (1966)

No information was obtained locally regarding this stone setting. Visited by OS (J B) 7 September 1981.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 9, 45 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3399.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0020 6609 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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