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Loch Moy

Dam (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Loch Moy

Classification Dam (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 14127

Site Number NH73SE 1

NGR NH 783 337

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Moy And Dalarossie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH73SE 1 783 337.

(Area: NH 7833 337) Engineering operations from 1884-5 at the SE corner of Loch Moy, (where the Funtack issues from it) revealed an obstruction in the form of an accumulation of large stones mixed with clay. It is thought to be possibly the remains of a dam built c. 1410-20 by the clan Cummings, in an abortive attempt to drown the MacKintoshes who inhabited Castle Moy.

ISSFC 1888

No further information.

Visited by OS (NKB) 9 November 1966.


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