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Conflict Of Gruids

Battle Site (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Conflict Of Gruids

Classification Battle Site (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Battle Of Gruids

Canmore ID 4980

Site Number NC50NE 12

NGR NC 574 057

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC50NE 12 574 057.

(NC 574 057) Conflict of Gruids (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, Sutherlandshire, 2nd ed., (1908)

Conflict of Gruids - "This name applies to the site of the 'Battle of Gruids' which took place between AD 1519 and 1522 in which Alexander, Master of Sutherland, defeated John MacKay of Strathnaver.

Name Book 1873.

No further information was obtained during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J) 20 June 1963.


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