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TITLE
Queen Mary's House
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_3289_P228
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31752
KEYWORDS
houses
Mary Queen of Scots
Queen Mary
queens
Queen Mary's House

Mary Queen of Scots visited Inverness in 1562. Due to political troubles she was denied access to her own castle by the Earl of Huntly's Lieutenant-Governor. She is said to have found shelter in this house which was situated near the river. The house went through many alterations before it was demolished in 1968. The vaults of the house were incorporated into the entrance to the new building which was to house the offices of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

This engraving can be found in 'Invernessiana: Contributions toward A History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599', by Charles Fraser-Mackintosh. It was digitised from the author's own copy, part of his book collection, which is now held at Inverness Library

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Queen Mary's House

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1870s

houses; Mary Queen of Scots; Queen Mary; queens

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Mary Queen of Scots visited Inverness in 1562. Due to political troubles she was denied access to her own castle by the Earl of Huntly's Lieutenant-Governor. She is said to have found shelter in this house which was situated near the river. The house went through many alterations before it was demolished in 1968. The vaults of the house were incorporated into the entrance to the new building which was to house the offices of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.<br /> <br /> This engraving can be found in 'Invernessiana: Contributions toward A History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599', by Charles Fraser-Mackintosh. It was digitised from the author's own copy, part of his book collection, which is now held at Inverness Library