Murdoch Rivach's Grave, Watten

National Grid Reference (NGR): ND 24540 54800, map


Address

Uaigh Mhurcha Riabhaic
Caithness
Scotland

Description

Murdoch Rivach's Grave, Watten

This site represents the grave of a Murdoch Rivach, who was killed in a 14th century fight which took place between the east end of Loch Watten and the River Wick. His head was said to have been taken to Ross-shire. At the apparent site of the grave no trace was found of a grave or stone. Researched by G. Watson, compiled by J. Dowling, 15/9/2004.

Isolated burial