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Battle Site (16th Century)

Site Name Strathy

Classification Battle Site (16th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Acha-main-merkel; Heights Of Reay

Canmore ID 6874

Site Number NC86NW 2

NGR NC 83 65

NGR Description NC c. 83 65

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC86NW 2 c. 83 65.

The Gunns beat the Siol Iver in a clan skirmish in 1589 at Acha-main-merkel in the heights of Reay, at Strathy (NC 83 65).

R Gordon 1813; A MacKay 1914.


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