Battle site of Altimarlach (1680) *
Region: Caithness, Sutherland & Ross
It is said that Altimarlach is the site of the last clan battle. I am not quite sure about that but in 1680 there was a short battle here between the Campbells of Glenorchy and the Sinclairs of Keiss. The Sinclairs got the worst of it. Most warriors were buried at the site where a cross was erected much later in 1901. An inscription on the cross reads:
"The Battle of Altimarlach was fought around this cross 13th July 1680. The last feudal battle in Scotland".
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