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TITLE
Views of Glen Nevis
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P217
PLACENAME
Glen Nevis
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30779
KEYWORDS
Mamores
Jacobites
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Prince Charles Edward Stewart
Views of Glen Nevis

Glen Nevis is an accessible, picturesque glen between Ben Nevis and the Mamore Mountains. By car it is only minutes from the town of Fort William.
The glen has had a turbulent history and during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, Prince Charlie's supporters' headquarters were at Glen Nevis House. It was from there that the attacks on the English soldiers at Fort William were planned. The Jacobite army was 1,500 strong and included two hundred French artillery soldiers. Despite laying seige to the fort for five weeks, they failed in their attempts to take control of it. Another claim to fame is that the film 'Braveheart' was filmed in Glen Nevis.

The photographs are from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.

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Views of Glen Nevis

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

1890s

Mamores; Jacobites; Bonnie Prince Charlie; Prince Charles Edward Stewart

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (photographs)

Glen Nevis is an accessible, picturesque glen between Ben Nevis and the Mamore Mountains. By car it is only minutes from the town of Fort William. <br /> The glen has had a turbulent history and during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, Prince Charlie's supporters' headquarters were at Glen Nevis House. It was from there that the attacks on the English soldiers at Fort William were planned. The Jacobite army was 1,500 strong and included two hundred French artillery soldiers. Despite laying seige to the fort for five weeks, they failed in their attempts to take control of it. Another claim to fame is that the film 'Braveheart' was filmed in Glen Nevis.<br /> <br /> The photographs are from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.