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Archaeology of the Smiddy Field

For those interested in the early history of the Smiddy Field, here's a few links.


A detailed report, Kilpatrick, M C 2016 ‘Relieving Floods, Revealing History: Early Prehistoric Activity at Knocknagael Farm, Inverness’. Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports 64 is available at - https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-310-1/dissemination/pdf/2056-7421_64_Knocknagael.pdf


At the east corner of the Field is a Bronze Age burial site called the Culduthel Round Barrow - https://hbsmr-web.esdm.co.uk/Monument/MHG17655


By the north edge of the field lies the Bronze Age Slacknamarnock Cist Burial and an Iron Age Waste Pit - https://her.highland.gov.uk/Monument/MHG52994


More information on Slacknamarnock can be found at - https://canmore.org.uk/site/296073/slacknamarnock-quarry


If anyone discovers more information about the early or more recent history of the Smiddy Field and surroundings, please share with us.



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