Skye, Coire Na Creiche

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Site Type BATTLE SITE
Canmore ID 11233
Site Number NG42NW 1
NGR NG 43 25
Council HIGHLAND
Parish BRACADALE
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NG42NW 1 43 25

"Coire na Creiche", 'the hollow of the spoil', so called from its being a favourite retreat with the proceeds of a raid, was in 1601 the site of a conflict between the MacLeods and Macdonalds, and the scene of what was probaly the last great clan battle in Skye.
M E M Donaldson 1923.

 
Books and References

Donaldson, M E M (1923) Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands, Revision Paisley
Page(s): 140 Held at RCAHMS D.6.DON

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