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ID:MHG55048
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of spectator grandstand, Northern Meeting Park, Ardross Street, Inverness
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Summary

The former site of the Spectator Grandstand, now demolished.

Images

1926 general view of the Games (taken from the top of the Spectator's Grandstand)  © Highland CouncilSpectator Grandstand visible in background  © Highland Council
Grid Reference:NH 6624 4487
Map Sheet:NH64SE
Civil Parish:INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area:INVERNESS

Monument Types

  • GRANDSTAND (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1880 AD? to 1904 AD? (at some time))

Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG55048

Full description

The Spectator Grandstand formerly stood at the Glenurquhart Road end of the Northern Meeting Park. It was built some years after the the park was established and was sold for £750 to Inverness Thistle FC in 1946/7. <1>

The grandstand is first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1904-5. <2>


<1> Highland Council, 07/2011, Email correspondence between Gerry Reynolds, Secretary of Inverness City Highland Games, and Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Text/Correspondence). SHG25393.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1900-5, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Inverness (Image/Map). SHG23940.

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MHG52965Part of: Northern Meeting Park, Ardross Street (Parks and Gardens)

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