Maol Ruadh

Battle Site

Site Name Maol Ruadh

Classification Battle Site

Canmore ID 23789

Site Number NN28SE 1

NGR NN 271 826

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmonivaig
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NN28SE 1 271 826.

(NN 271 826) Maol Ruadh (Site of Battle between Clans) (NAT)

OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

The last feudal battle between two Highland factions was fought near Keppoch, at a place called Mulray (Maol Ruadh). The participants were Ronald of Keppoch, and his overlord M'Intosh of M'Intosh, the former taking the day (NSA 1845).

This conflict took place immediately prior to the Rebellion of 1688 (Gregory 1881).

NSA 1845; D Gregory 1975 (reprint of 1881).

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