MHG9992 - Battle Site, Druim Dearg
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Type and Period (1)
- BATTLE SITE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A conflict between Sutherlands and MacKays, in which former were victorious, took place at the foot of Druimderg in 16th century. NSA 1845; J Mackay 1894.
It was not possible to site this conflict during the course of field investigation. Visited by OS (E G C) 6 June 1961.
- --- 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. 331.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 15, Sutherland, 191.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9200 1400 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7114 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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