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 -

At the east corner of the Field is a Bronze Age burial site called the Culduthel Round Barrow -

By the north edge of the field lies the Bronze Age Slacknamarnock Cist Burial and an Iron Age Waste Pit -

More information on Slacknamarnock can be found at -

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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