Invernahavon

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Site Type BATTLE SITE
Canmore ID 24630
Site Number NN69NE 2
NGR NN 689 962
Council HIGHLAND
Parish KINGUSSIE AND INSH
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NN69NE 2 689 962.

(Name: NN 689 962) Site of Battle of Invernahavon (NR)
Fought AD. 1386
OS 6"map, Inverness, 2nd ed., (1903)

The scene of a clan battle between the MacKintoshes and Camerons, in the reign of James I, caused by the refusal of certain Camerons to pay their rents on property in Lochaber owned by the MacKintoshes.
The site at Invernahavon is near the junction of the rivers Spey and Truim.
G Anderson 1834.

No further information.
Visited by OS (NK B) 28 September 1965.

 
Books and References

Anderson, G (1834) Guide to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, London
Page(s): 88-9

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