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Battle Site (18th Century)

Site Name Alness

Classification Battle Site (18th Century)

Canmore ID 13775

Site Number NH67SW 12

NGR NH 6 7

NGR Description Unlocated

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH67SW 12 unlocated.

In September 1715 there was a Skirmish at Alness between the MacKenzies, MacDonalds and other Jacobite clans, under the Earl of Seaforth, and the Earl of Sutherland at the head of the Munros, Rosses, MacKays and other Whig clans. The Earl of Sutherland's forces were driven over Struie to Bonar.

D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.

No further information found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.


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