MHG9420 - Carn-Teicheadh
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
NC83NE 1 851 394.
A cairn known as 'Carn-teicheadh', Cairn of the Flight, marks the site where, in 1601, the men of the earl of Caithness fled from those of the Earl of Sutherland without fighting. It lies at Leathad Riabhach, near Griamachary (NC 851 394).
J Mackay 1894; R Gordon 1813; H Morrison 1883
This cairn was not located during field investigation.
Visited by OS (J L D) 19 May 1960
Cairn-an-teichigh lies on a plain near Bein Ghrim, named of old 'Leayd Reayfe', and more recently Inis Chomraig, Field of Contest.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Mackay, J. 1894. 'Sutherland place names', Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness Vol. 18 1891-2, p.183-208, 325-40. Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness. 183-208, 325-40. 196-7.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Weber, H (ed). 1813. Genealogical history of the Earldom of Sutherland by Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun. 241-2.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Morrison, H. 1883. Tourist's guide to Sutherland and Caithness. 43.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: OPS. 1855. Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland. 2/2. 740.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8510 3939 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6731 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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