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TITLE
Bogroy Inn, near Kirkhill
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_X_47
PLACENAME
Kirkhill
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kirkhill
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11529
KEYWORDS
Bogroy Inn
inns
Kirkhill
smuggling
excisemen
whisky
Bogroy Inn, near Kirkhill

The Bogroy Inn, near Kirkhill. During the 19th century the inn was said to be linked with illicit whisky smugglers. On one occasion when the inn was raided by Excisemen, it is claimed that the officials took a confiscated whisky cask upstairs to their room, to safeguard the evidence.The smugglers' friends proceeded to drill up through the ceiling below and through the bottom of the whisky cask.The friends managed to free the whisky into jugs, removing the evidence!


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Bogroy Inn, near Kirkhill

INVERNESS: Kirkhill

Bogroy Inn; inns; Kirkhill; smuggling; excisemen; whisky

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

The Bogroy Inn, near Kirkhill. During the 19th century the inn was said to be linked with illicit whisky smugglers. On one occasion when the inn was raided by Excisemen, it is claimed that the officials took a confiscated whisky cask upstairs to their room, to safeguard the evidence.The smugglers' friends proceeded to drill up through the ceiling below and through the bottom of the whisky cask.The friends managed to free the whisky into jugs, removing the evidence! <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.