MHG9420 - Carn-Teicheadh


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.
OPS 1855

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Grid reference Centred NC 8510 3939 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC83NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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