North Uist, Carinish, Feith Na Fala

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Site Type BATTLE SITE
Canmore ID 10272
Site Number NF86SW 30
NGR NF 819 605
Council WESTERN ISLES
Parish NORTH UIST
Former Region WESTERN ISLES ISLANDS AREA
Former District WESTERN ISLES
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Centred NF 819 605

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Archaeological Notes

NF86SW 30 centred 819 605

(Name : NF 8191 6052) Feith na Fala Site of Conflict between the Macleods & Macdonalds AD 1601 (TI)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)

The battle (as published by the OS) resulted in the Macdonalds almost annihilating their opponents.
E Beveridge 1911.


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Notes This project indicates that the record to which it is linked is within, or near the boundary, of an area managed by a SURE partner.
Information from RCAHMS (SH) 24th January 2014

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Books and References

Beveridge, E (1911) North Uist: its archaeology and topography, with notes upon the early history of the Outer Hebrides, Edinburgh
Page(s): 57-8 Held at RCAHMS D.14.2.UIS

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