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Berriedale Water, 'battle Site'

Natural Feature(S) (Period Unknown)

Site Name Berriedale Water, 'battle Site'

Classification Natural Feature(S) (Period Unknown)

Alternative Name(s) Allt Leanaidh Laoigh

Canmore ID 7588

Site Number ND03SW 1

NGR ND 0135 3065

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Latheron
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND03SW 1 0135 3065.

(ND 0135 3065) Cairns (NR)

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

A conflict took place near the junction of Allt Leanaidh Laoigh with the Berriedale River, between some Sutherland and Caithness men about some calves, stolen by the former. The dead were buried under these few small cairns.

Name Book 1877.

A few small, insignificant peat mounds, barely distinguishable on heathland.

Visited by OS (W D J) 16 June 1960.

Only natural features were noted.

Visited by OS (J M) 20 October 1982.

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