MHG2997 - King's Stables Cottage, Culloden Moor

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  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Descheduled 23 January 2002
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NH74SW 1 7333 4484

For Culloden Moor, Battlefield (centred NH 742 450), see NH74NW 17.00.

(NH 7333 4484) King's Stables (NAT)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

These houses are spoken of as the 'Kings Stable'.
Name Book 1871.

On the north side of the road at the lay-by at NH 7335 4480 is a granite stone inscribed 'Kings Stables. Station of English Cavalry after the Battle of Culloden' At NH 7333 4484 is a small turf-roof building believed to have been used as a billet by the English Cavalry. This building is to be restored by the National Trust next year. It is possible that the name Stable Hollow refers to where the horses were actually held.
Visited by OS (W D J) 24 April 1962; Information from Mr N MacDonald, Warden, National Trust for Scotland, Culloden.

An architectural survey was undertaken in December 1998. See linked report. <1>


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 20, 23 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3351.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 30, No. 242 (Text/Report). SHG2673.


<1> Addyman & Kay Ltd, 10/1999, King's Stables Cottage, Culloden: An Architectural Record (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG21211.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7333 4483 (21m by 33m)
Map sheet NH74SW
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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