- SHANDWICK, a village, in the parish of Nigg, county of Ross and Cromarty, 4½ miles (N. E.) from the village of Nigg; containing 192 inhabitants. It is a small place in the north-eastern part of the parish, and on the eastern shore of the county. Near the village is a large stone or obelisk, called Clach a Charridh in Gaelic, "the stone of the burial-ground;" in height it is eight feet, in breadth four, and in thickness one, and it is of great antiquity. According to tradition, it commemorates a shipwreck of Danes upon the coast, in which three sons of the king of Denmark perished, and were buried on this spot. For ages the ground around was used for sepulture, but it has not been so employed for the last sixty years.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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