Alness

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Site Type BATTLE SITE
Canmore ID 13775
Site Number NH67SW 12
NGR NH 6 7
Council HIGHLAND
Parish ALNESS
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District ROSS AND CROMARTY
Former County ROSS AND CROMARTY
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Unlocated

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Archaeological Notes

NH67SW 12 unlocated.

In September 1715 there was a Skirmish at Alness between the MacKenzies, MacDonalds and other Jacobite clans, under the Earl of Seaforth, and the Earl of Sutherland at the head of the Munros, Rosses, MacKays and other Whig clans. The Earl of Sutherland's forces were driven over Struie to Bonar.
D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.

No further information found during field investigation.
Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.

 
Books and References

MacDonald, Polson and Brown, D, A and J ({1931}) The book of Ross, Sutherland and Caithness, Orkney and Shetland: descriptive, historical and antiquarian notes, Dingwall
Page(s): 52 Held at RCAHMS D.6.4.MAC

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