Strathcarron

Battle Site

Site Name Strathcarron

Classification Battle Site

Alternative Name(s) Aldy Charrish

Canmore ID 12038

Site Number NG94SW 4

NGR NG

NGR Description Unlocated

Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochcarron
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG94SW 4 unlocated

See also NC40SW 14.

A battle was fought at Aldy Charrish (Rev A Mackay 1914) (Aldyharves {F N Reid 1890}) in Strathcarron on 11th July 1487, between the Mackays, assisted by the MacLeods of Assynt, and Alexander Ross of Balnagowan.

F N Reid 1890; Earldom of Sutherland; A Mackay 1914.

No further information.

Visited by OS (W D J) 21 October 1966.

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