MHG939 - Possible medieval military camp - Ach Hacon, Knockglass, Caithness


A possible medieval military camp at Ach Hacon, Knockglass, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY CAMP (Norse - 1101 AD? to 1201 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible early medieval military camp at Ach Hacon, Knockglass, Caithness.

Ach Hacon (NAT) OS 6"map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

Ach Hacon is traditionally site of an encampment of a 12th century Earl Hacon.
Name Book 1872; T Torfaeus 1866.

No further information Visited by OS (N K B) 18 September 1981.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0569 6432 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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