NG2362 : Cross of Alastair's Son

taken 9 years ago, near to Trumpan, Highland, Great Britain

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Cross of Alastair's Son
Cross of Alastair's Son
One of three memorial cairns in the area. The plaque is in English and Gaelic. The English reads "Cross of Alastair's Son. To commemorate John MacLeod of Waternish who fell in the second battle of Waternish which was fought on this moor against the MacDonalds of Trotternish circa 1530. John was the son of Alastair Ruadh of Trumpan and second cousin of Alasdair Crotach - VIII Chief. Cairn restored by Clan MacLeod Society USA in consultation with Clan Macleod Heritage Trust. Robert MacGregor Clacher Fecit". Ben Geary is beyond. See also NG2362 : Cross of Alastair's Son.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 February, 2010
Geographical Context
Moorland 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye  Waternish 
Season (from Tags)
Winter 
Category
Memorial cairn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2332 6226 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:33.9251N 6:37.7154W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2330 6226
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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