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Inverness, Cromwell Road, Clock Tower

Clock Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverness, Cromwell Road, Clock Tower

Classification Clock Tower (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 13349

Site Number NH64NE 132

NGR NH 66445 46394

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64NE 132 66445 46394

See also:

NH64NE 4 NH 6650 4635 Cromwell's Fort

There also remains the bottom part of the clock tower, re-roofed, and re-furnished with a clock.... this tower was extant in 1693....

J Fraser 1910.

The clock-tower, with the ruins of the rampart and a fragment of the barracks, still stands to witness to what was once a formidable fortress.

G Eyre-Todd 1923.

The clock tower still stands, in a good state of repair. It is an almost square tower (3.1m x 3.2m) of ashlar masonry with a string course c. 3.0m above ground level and is surmounted by a slated belfry with weather-vane There is a small rectangular doorway in the SE side. The clock and the bell are in good working order. The tower would appear to date from the 18th Century.

Visited by OS (W D J) 31 March 1960.

Descheduled (former no. 964).

Information from Historic Scotland, Certificate of Exclusion from Schedule dated 10 February 2003.

Architecture Notes

MNRS Library

"Scottish Country Life" June 1928 p 177 photograph


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