MHG52965 - Northern Meeting Park, Ardross Street

Summary

The world's first Highland Games Stadium, established in 1864 by The Northern Meeting as the home for their annual highland games.

Type and Period (2)

  • STADIUM (Established, 19th Century - 1864 AD to 1864 AD)
  • PARK (Established, 19th Century - 1864 AD to 1864 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The land for this park was purchased by The Northern Meeting in 1864 as a permanent venue for their Highland Gamges which had previously been held at various locations within the town. <1>

This was the world's first and is therefore the oldest Highland Games Stadium. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 66305 44851 (192m by 136m) (Centred)
Map sheet NH64SE
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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