NC2323 : Ardvreck Castle

taken 22 years ago, near to Inchnadamph, Highland, Great Britain

Ardvreck Castle
Ardvreck Castle
The castle was built around 1490 as the seat of the MacLeods' of Assynt. Its place in history is however one of infamy. Following his defeat at the battle of Carbisdale (also called Culrain)in April 1650 the Marquis of Montrose sought refuge here but was betrayed by Neil MacLeod of Assynt and taken to Edinburgh where he was executed. Meanwhile MacLeod claimed his reward of 25,000 (Scots) part of which was paid in 'sour meal'.
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Date Taken
May 1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 239 236 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:9.9752N 4:59.6377W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 239 236
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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