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Loch Salachaidh

Lake (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Loch Salachaidh

Classification Lake (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Loch An T-salachaidh

Canmore ID 141158

Site Number NC70SE 61

NGR NC 7612 0368

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rogart
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC70SE 61 7612 0368

Falls partly in Golspie parish.

Oblique aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 1995) show the island in Loch Salachaidh. The Ordnance Survey Name Book (ONB) describes the loch as 'A small lake situated about 20 Miles East of Rogart and through which the parish boundary runs dividing the parishes of "Golspie" and "Rogart". The name signifies The Dirty Loch' (Name Book 1879).

Information from RCAHMS (KJ) 15 February 1999.


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