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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 660725

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH47SW 1 422 713.

(Area: NH 422713) A battle was fought at Bealach nam Brog between Lord Lovat, with the Munros of Fowles and the Dingwalls of Kildun, and the men of Donald MacIver from Kinlochewe. Near the area of the battle 'a perfect speciman of an arrowhead' was picked up in 1913.

A C M Mitford 1936

'In the year 1452, ......, the desperate skirmish of Beallach nam Brog occurred, in which the Earl of Ross.... attached and slaughtered his foes, including Mackenzies Kinlochewe men..'

J H Dixon 1886

A famous fight between the Munros and the Mackenzies at Bealach nam Brog W J Watson 1904

No further information found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J) 18 April 1963

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