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The film that the Lochcarron Primary School pupils created ‘ A cry for Kirkton ‘ is now available to view here via You Tube. The film was a response to their research into the settlement of Kirkton behind Lochcarron- Now … Continue reading
RIFLE RANGE – TULLICH H.E.R. No. MHG56865 GRID REF. 91234195 to 916418 2nd addition o/s map 6 inch to 1 mile This rifle range was used by the Lochcarron Volunteers, later the Ross and Cromarty Highland Mountain Battery (Royal Garrison … Continue reading
Highland Forests For tens of thousands of years the Scottish Highlands were covered with ice, thousands of feet thick. About 10,000 years ago the ice retreated leaving the hills and valleys much as they are today. Vegetation colonised the bare … Continue reading
The Kishorn Mines – A Brief History The four mines (two copper, though one non-productive, and two iron) all occur in the Durness Limestone (Ordovician in age – 490 million years old) which outcrops in the Kishorn area. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading
Historical information researched and collated by Paul Swan.