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Aerial view of Fort George, Moray Firth, looking N.

SC 1896628

Description Aerial view of Fort George, Moray Firth, looking N.

Date 1998

Collection Papers of James Sloan Bone, landscape historian, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

Catalogue Number SC 1896628

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Fort George, a bastioned artillery fortress, was built by William Skinner between the years 1747 and 1769 to provide an impregnable fort following the '45 uprising. It is unique, and the most complete example of 18th century military architecture in the UK. It is a Scheduled Monument and listed. It contains a regimental chapel. During the First World War Fort George was the regimental depot of the Seaforth Highlanders. The Fort remained the depot until the amalgamation of the Seaforths with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders in 1916, to form the Queen's Own Highlanders, who continued to occupy the fort. Top left is a jetty that served the ferry across to Ardersier. Title and Scope & Content contributed by North of Scotland Archaeological Society (2021).

Accession Number 2019/15

External Reference P10941

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1896628

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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