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TITLE
Ordnance Plan of Inverness, 1869, Culduthel Road area
EXTERNAL ID
HC_INVERNESS_1869_040
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1869
PERIOD
1860s
CREATOR
Ordnance Survey
SOURCE
The Highland Council, Property & Architectural Service
ASSET ID
13433
KEYWORDS
maps
plans

This is Sheet XII.2.21 of the Ordnance Plan of Inverness (1869). It shows land to the east and west of Culduthel Road. Notable features and buildings include: Hedgefield House; Muirfield House; Muirfield Cottage; the Poorhouse; and Sunnybank.

This sheet forms part of the Ordnance Plan of Inverness, surveyed in 1868 and published in 1869. The scale is 1:500 which was adopted from 1855 and allowed for any feature over six inches wide to be shown, including lamp-posts, trees, fire hydrants, water taps, manholes, steps, pavements and garden paths. Ground floor layouts of public buildings, such as churches, town halls and prisons, were also shown. The Inverness plan has coloured maps: carmine (red) for stone or brick buildings; grey for wooden or metal buildings; sienna (yellow-brown) for roads; and blue for water.

Founded in 1791, the Ordnance Survey concentrated first on southern England before moving on to Ireland in the 1820s and northern England and Scotland in the 1840s. Between 1847 and 1895 a total of sixty-one Scottish towns were mapped.

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Ordnance Plan of Inverness, 1869, Culduthel Road area

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1860s

maps; plans;

The Highland Council, Property & Architectural Service

Ordnance Survey of Inverness, 1869

This is Sheet XII.2.21 of the Ordnance Plan of Inverness (1869). It shows land to the east and west of Culduthel Road. Notable features and buildings include: Hedgefield House; Muirfield House; Muirfield Cottage; the Poorhouse; and Sunnybank.<br /> <br /> This sheet forms part of the Ordnance Plan of Inverness, surveyed in 1868 and published in 1869. The scale is 1:500 which was adopted from 1855 and allowed for any feature over six inches wide to be shown, including lamp-posts, trees, fire hydrants, water taps, manholes, steps, pavements and garden paths. Ground floor layouts of public buildings, such as churches, town halls and prisons, were also shown. The Inverness plan has coloured maps: carmine (red) for stone or brick buildings; grey for wooden or metal buildings; sienna (yellow-brown) for roads; and blue for water. <br /> <br /> Founded in 1791, the Ordnance Survey concentrated first on southern England before moving on to Ireland in the 1820s and northern England and Scotland in the 1840s. Between 1847 and 1895 a total of sixty-one Scottish towns were mapped.