MHG29835 - Coronation Cairn - Invergarry


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Erected 1902 to commemorate coronation of Edward VII who had been a visitor to the Glen both as Prince of Wales and King. The king was a guest of Lord Burton at Glen Quoich Lodge. Lord Burton leased Glen Quoich from Ellice. Cairn is over 6 foot high. Extensively repaired 1962. Reputedly contains metal box with memorabilia of the period (eg local newspapers and some unknown artefacts).
H M Rogers, Invergarry, 1998.

Two photographs of the cairn were submitted by Hector Rogers in March 2012. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2972 0143 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH20SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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