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Auldearn, General

Burgh (Medieval), Town (Medieval)

Site Name Auldearn, General

Classification Burgh (Medieval), Town (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Earn

Canmore ID 15555

Site Number NH95NW 27

NGR NH 9188 5546

NGR Description Centred NH 9188 5546

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Activities

Field Visit (May 1978)

Auldearn NH c.91 55 NH95NW

This burgh is first referred to in the reign of William the Lion (1165-1214), with whom the matte on Dooket Hill (NH 917 556) is traditionally associated.

RCAHMS 1978, visited May 1978

Pryde 1965, 12, no. 22; 56, no. 194; Simpson and Webster 1972, 183, no. 188; OS Record

Card N H 95 NW 11

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