MHG43909 - Culloden House


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  • GATE PIER (Undated)

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Inverness Field Club visit to house & its collections. Vol III, p188 1883-
HAW 9.2002
NH74NW 19.00 7211 4648

NH74NW 19.01 NH 7192 4613 Church
NH74NW 19.02 NH 7207 4626 Stables
NH74NW 19.03 NH 7205 4619 Dovecot

For Culloden House Kennels, Loch Lann Cottage see NH74NW 54.

(NH 7211 4648) 'Culloden House is built somewhat in the Castle way, and was the estate of the late President Forbes and now of his son.'
R Pococke 1887.

'The estate of Culloden was anciently provided with its own keep or tower.'
NSA 1845.

The Laird of MacIntosh built a part of the House of Culloden in the
16th century. His successor sold it in 1626 to Duncan Forbes, Provest of Inverness.
L Shaw 1882.

Culloden House, a plain structure, consists of a three-storeyed centre block with two storeyed wings. According to the caretaker, Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed there before the Battle of Culloden, after which the building was burnt down. Its date is c. 1790.
Visited by OS (E G C) 25 April 1962.

A photograph of the house and gate piers was submitted to the HER by a participant in a local studies class run by Susan Kruse on behalf of the Workers' Education Association. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7200 4634 (11m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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