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TITLE
Inveraray
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_250_256
PLACENAME
Inveraray
DISTRICT
Mid Argyll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Inveraray
DATE OF IMAGE
1801
PERIOD
1800s
CREATOR
Merigot
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31060
KEYWORDS
castles
jails
Loch Fyne
Clan Campbell
Duke of Argyll
clans
Inveraray

Inveraray sits north west of Glasgow at the head of Loch Fyne. The town itself was rebuilt in the 1740s in its present location when the 3rd Duke of Argyll had the old town demolished to make way for his castle. Inveraray Castle has remained the seat of the Dukes of Argyll, the chiefs of the Campbells of Argyll. Inveraray is famous for its castle and its jail.

The illustration is from 'Remarks on Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland' vol.1 by John Stoddart

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Inveraray

ARGYLL: Inveraray

1800s

castles; jails; Loch Fyne; Clan Campbell; Duke of Argyll; clans

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Inveraray sits north west of Glasgow at the head of Loch Fyne. The town itself was rebuilt in the 1740s in its present location when the 3rd Duke of Argyll had the old town demolished to make way for his castle. Inveraray Castle has remained the seat of the Dukes of Argyll, the chiefs of the Campbells of Argyll. Inveraray is famous for its castle and its jail. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Remarks on Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland' vol.1 by John Stoddart