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Fort William, Corpach, Colonel John Cameron Memorial Obelisk

Commemorative Monument (19th Century), War Memorial (19th Century)

Site Name Fort William, Corpach, Colonel John Cameron Memorial Obelisk

Classification Commemorative Monument (19th Century), War Memorial (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Corpach, Obelisk; Cameron's Monument

Canmore ID 108642

Site Number NN07NE 19

NGR NN 09068 76887

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/108642

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmallie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

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Obelisk, 1816, commemorating the bravery of Col. John Cameron, a distinguished member of this family who perished at Quatre Bras, the opening encounter of the Battle of Waterloo. His military prowess is described by Walter Scott on a marble plaque mounted onto the corniced plinth that supports the ashlar column.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NN07NE 19 09068 76887

Cameron's Monument [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, May 2010.

Not to be confused with Cameron Monument (at NN 09109 76962), within Kilmallie Parish Burial-ground, for which see NN07NE 18.01.

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