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North Uist, Carinish, Feith Na Fala

Battle Site

Site Name North Uist, Carinish, Feith Na Fala

Classification Battle Site

Canmore ID 10272

Site Number NF86SW 30

NGR NF 819 605

NGR Description Centred NF 819 605

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish North Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF86SW 30 centred 819 605

(Name : NF 8191 6052) Feith na Fala Site of Conflict between the Macleods & Macdonalds AD 1601 (TI)

OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)

The battle (as published by the OS) resulted in the Macdonalds almost annihilating their opponents.

E Beveridge 1911.


Wic Project

This project indicates that the record to which it is linked is within, or near the boundary, of an area managed by a SURE partner.

Information from RCAHMS (SH) 24th January 2014


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