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TITLE
Battlefield Cottage, Culloden Moor
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2710
PLACENAME
Culloden Moor
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34614
KEYWORDS
postcards
cottages
moors
battlefields
battles
visitor centres
Battlefield Cottage, Culloden Moor

This postcard shows the old Leanach Cottage on Culloden Moor near Inverness. It is said to date from the time of the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Tradition has it that after the battle, thirty Jacobites took refuge in one of its outbuildings. They were discovered by Government troops who locked them in and set fire to the building, burning them alive.

The cottage was inhabited until 1912. It has been restored, with some alterations, and stands next to the Visitor Centre at Culloden Battlefield.

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Battlefield Cottage, Culloden Moor

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

postcards; cottages; moors; battlefields; battles; visitor centres

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the old Leanach Cottage on Culloden Moor near Inverness. It is said to date from the time of the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Tradition has it that after the battle, thirty Jacobites took refuge in one of its outbuildings. They were discovered by Government troops who locked them in and set fire to the building, burning them alive.<br /> <br /> The cottage was inhabited until 1912. It has been restored, with some alterations, and stands next to the Visitor Centre at Culloden Battlefield.