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Baile Mhargaite


Nearest Town:Thurso (43km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   NC69736097 / Sheet: 10
Latitude:58° 31' 3.09" N
Longitude:   4° 14' 12.19" W

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[There is a tradition] regarding the Sandy dun at Bettyhill, where an old woman hid a croc of cold previous to the dun being attacked, and measured the distance from it with a clew of thread.
A disappointingly brief mention in 'Notes of Cromlechs, Duns, Hut-Circles, Chambered Cairns and other remains, in the County of Sutherland' by James Horsburgh, in PSAS v7 (1866-8).

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Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
28th October 2009ce
Edited 28th October 2009ce