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TITLE
Old Gateway in Castle Street, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_273369_056
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1901
PERIOD
1900s
CREATOR
Pierre Delavault
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31785
KEYWORDS
drawings
visual art
buildings
houses
Old Gateway in Castle Street, Inverness

This drawing of 'the Old Gateway' in Castle Street in Inverness is taken from 'Old Inverness' by Pierre Delavault (published in 1903).

In The description which accompanies this image, it is noted that the gateway represented is situated on the east side of Castle Street, at what is now No 51. Over the gateway an old stone bears the inscription: 'Feir God, dvt not.' (Fear God, doubt not.) The properties in the court belonged to the Inshes family but in 1448, William Robertson granted some of his property to William Michael. The remainder belonged to the Inshes family until the end of the 18th century.

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Old Gateway in Castle Street, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1900s

drawings; visual art; buildings; houses

Highland Libraries

Old Inverness by Pierre Delavault (1903)

This drawing of 'the Old Gateway' in Castle Street in Inverness is taken from 'Old Inverness' by Pierre Delavault (published in 1903).<br /> <br /> In The description which accompanies this image, it is noted that the gateway represented is situated on the east side of Castle Street, at what is now No 51. Over the gateway an old stone bears the inscription: 'Feir God, dvt not.' (Fear God, doubt not.) The properties in the court belonged to the Inshes family but in 1448, William Robertson granted some of his property to William Michael. The remainder belonged to the Inshes family until the end of the 18th century.