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Skye, Bloody Stone, Harta Corrie

Battle Site (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skye, Bloody Stone, Harta Corrie

Classification Battle Site (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 11235

Site Number NG42SE 1

NGR NG 4881 2365

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Bracadale
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG42SE 1 4881 2365.

(NG 4881 2365) In Harta Corrie a fierce encounter took place between the Macdonalds and the Macleods, who fought the entire day till not one Macleod was left, and the bodies of the slain were piled round the base of a huge rock, topped by a Rowan tree and still called the 'Bloody Stone'.

M E M Donaldson 1923.

Site recorded during a detailed archaeological survey of the NW portion of the Strathaird Estate (Phase 3), commissioned by the John Muir Trust, carried out in the spring of 1998.

NG 4881 2365 Monument (boulder).

K Miller 1999

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