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Glac Nan Ceannaichean

Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Site Name Glac Nan Ceannaichean

Classification Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Alternative Name(s) The Merchant's Grave

Canmore ID 15154

Site Number NH85NW 2

NGR NH 8148 5574

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardersier
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH85NW 2 8148 5574.

(NH 8148 5574) Glac nan Ceannaichean (NAT)

OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

A hollow which is traditionally the site where rival packmen slew each other and are buried; it is locally well-known as the Merchants' Graves or Hollow; The Gaelic means Merchants' Hollow.

Name Book 1870.

There is no local knowledge of the tradition attached to this site, which is a natural small hollow in an arable field.

Visited by OS (R D) 11 August 1964.


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