Ardersier and Hilton Local Heritage Projects


In 2013 ARCH ran two short courses in Ardersier and Hilton, funded by High Life Highland, where people investigated the local heritage in their area.

Further information about the projects can be found on the ARCH website at and


For the Highland HER, these projects produced information on new sites and finds, updates for existing records, and some corrections. Click on the links below to view all the records:

Urnes-style mount from Ardersier area.jpg

Alma Hotel, 66 High Street, Ardersier (MHG15511)

Free Kirk of Scotland, General Wade Military Road, Ardersier (MHG20534)

Old Toll House, Ardersier (MHG15449)

Croy Hoard (MHG2903)

Cromal Mount (MHG4365)

Old School Hall - Ardersier (MHG56709)

Culduthel House (MHG15455)

Old Manse (Petty Parish Church of Scotland Manse) & Walled Garden (MHG15881)

Petty Parish Church of Scotland, Watch House (MHG24175)


Petty Parish Church of Scotland (MHG25211)

Holm Mains cist (MHG32414)

Petty Parish Church, Graveyard and Macintosh Vault (MHG42263)

Mains of Ardersier Dovecot (MHG44781)

Former School - Ardersier (MHG56872)

Ring ditches Stoneyfield House (MHG3058)

Finds - near Inverness Royal Academy (MHG3766)

Bronze socketed axe fragment - Inshes Wood, Inverness (MHG56874)

Neolithic axehead - area of Esk Road, Inverness (MHG56875)

Norse copper alloy mount - Ardersier area (MHG56877)

Medieval brooches - Castle Stuart area (MHG56878)

Early medieval or Norse pin - Castle Stuart area (MHG56879)

Medieval harness pendant - Ardersier area (MHG56880)