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TITLE
Fyrish Monument
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0841
PLACENAME
Novar
DISTRICT
Dingwall
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Alness
PERIOD
1900s; 1910s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32759
KEYWORDS
postcards
monuments
Sir Hector Munro
East India Company
Negatapam
Fyrish
Fyrish Monument

This postcard shows Fyrish Monument at Novar, near Evanton. The monument was constructed by Sir Hector Munro of Novar, in 1792. The General served in India with the East India Company and on returning home he ordered the building of the monument, in order to provide work for the local unemployed. Fyrish Monument is said to represent the gates of the Indian town of Negatapam, captured in 1781 and the scene of the General's greatest victory

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Fyrish Monument

ROSS: Alness

1900s; 1910s

postcards; monuments; Sir Hector Munro; East India Company; Negatapam; Fyrish

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows Fyrish Monument at Novar, near Evanton. The monument was constructed by Sir Hector Munro of Novar, in 1792. The General served in India with the East India Company and on returning home he ordered the building of the monument, in order to provide work for the local unemployed. Fyrish Monument is said to represent the gates of the Indian town of Negatapam, captured in 1781 and the scene of the General's greatest victory