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Kildonan, 'gallows Hill'

Execution Site (Post Medieval)

Site Name Kildonan, 'gallows Hill'

Classification Execution Site (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Torr Ma Croich; Torr-na-croiche

Canmore ID 93289

Site Number NC92SW 54

NGR NC 908 213

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC92SW 54 908 213.

Torr ma Croich.

H Morrison 1853.

'Torr-na-croiche', the gallows knowe, is so called from its summit being the place of execution of two notorious thieves whose graves can still be seen at the foot of the hill.

D Sage 1898.

No graves were found during field investigation.

Visited by OS 2 June 1961.

Known locally as 'The Gallows Hill'.

Visited by OS (JM) 8 February 1977.


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