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Nairn, Gallowgate

Gallows (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Nairn, Gallowgate

Classification Gallows (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Nairn, Lodgehill Road

Canmore ID 15107

Site Number NH85NE 21

NGR NH 87 55

NGR Description NH 87 55 to 88 56

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Nairn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH85NE 21 87 55 to 88 56.

The gallows stood at the west end of the town, near Lodgehill and the road leading to it was called the Gallowgate.

G Bain 1893.

The site of the gallows was not located during field investigation. The Gallowgate, now known as Lodgehill Road, extends from NH 8822 5634 to approximately NH 8790 5587

Visited by OS (E G C) 30 November 1961.

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