MHG48960 - Peace Cairn, The Parade, Fort William

Summary

A memorial built in 1985 for Lochaber District Council by Jim Sanderson.

Type and Period (1)

  • WAR MEMORIAL (20th Century - 1985 AD to 1985 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Mounted on stones from the old fort, the Peace Cairn incorporates the bellcote from the former Town Hall in Cameron Square, which was destroyed by fire in 1975. <1><2>

The NMRS gives an incorrect grid reference for this site. Martin Briscoe has supplied a GPS reading for the cairn's location. <3>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe in July 2011 via the Highland HER Flickr group.


Briscoe, J M, 2008-11, Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe, via Flickr (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23810.


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 276179 (Dataset). SHG24123.


<2> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 276179 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<3> Private individual, 2008-11, Feedback from website visitor, M Brisoce, 01/05/2009 (Text/Correspondence). SHG22709.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NN 10408 74045 (point)
Map sheet NN17SW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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