SPW040500 SCOTLAND (1932). Inverness, general view, showing Castle Hill and Church Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north. This image has been produced from a print.

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Details

Title [SPW040500] Inverness, general view, showing Castle Hill and Church Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north. This image has been produced from a print.
Reference SPW040500
Date 1932
Link Canmore Collection item 1315511
Place name
Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
District INVERNESS
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 266647, 845065
Longitude / Latitude -4.2241323111949, 57.476418943468
National Grid Reference NH666451

Pins

Steeple, replacing in 1792 (by subscription, organised by William Inglis) an earlier steeple demolished in the late 1780s to facilitate the rebuilding of the courthouse and jail. Designed by Alexander Laing, Erected under the supervision of William Sibbald. In its current form, as repaired following damage caused by earth tremors in the early nineteenth century.

oldhall
Monday 4th of November 2013 04:09:24 PM

User Comment Contributions

This is an important shot, since it was taken barely a fortnight before the landslide of 8th October 1932, which led to the demolition of nearly all the western side of Castle Street, facing the camera here.

oldhall
Friday 20th of December 2013 01:35:45 PM