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Inverness in Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Inverness Castle

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2018
1. Inverness Castle Marker
Inscription.  
Inverness Castle
Sheriff courthouse and county hall built 1834 · William Burn architect · Here stood the king’s castle in the 12th century when David 1st founded the Royal Burgh of Inverness · The early timber castle was replaced by a high stone tower in the 16th century when the Earl of Huntly was the constable · The castle was the northern strong-point of royal authority during clan wars and civil strife until 1726 when General Wade enlarged it into a Hanoverian fort · The first Fort George · Blown up by Prince Charles Edward Stewart’s Jacobite army · 1746 the only remains today of the old castle are the deep well and parts of a bastion wall · Inverness Field Club 1967
 
Erected 1967 by Inverness Field Club.
 
Location. 57° 28.568′ N, 4° 13.514′ W. Marker is in Inverness, Scotland, in Inverness-shire. Marker is at the intersection of Castle Road and View Place, on the left when traveling south on Castle Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Inverness, Scotland IV2 3EG, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow
Inverness Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2018
2. Inverness Castle Marker
flies. Flora MacDonald (within shouting distance of this marker); Upstream, downsteam (within shouting distance of this marker); Inverness Castle Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel Yard Cemetery (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Innes (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Knockbain Great Wars Memorial (approx. 7.5 kilometers away); Culloden Battlefield (approx. 7.5 kilometers away); Balnuaran of Clava (approx. 9.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Inverness.
 
Also see . . .
1. Inverness Castle - CastlesFortsBattles.co.uk. (Submitted on December 13, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Inverness Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 13, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Forts or Castles
 
Inverness Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2018
3. Inverness Castle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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