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TITLE
Craig Phadrig from North Kessock
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_5684
PLACENAME
Craig Phadraig
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1920s; 1930s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
37312
KEYWORDS
houses
hills
vitrified forts
Craig Phadrig from North Kessock

This postcard shows Craig Phadraig from North Kessock.

Craig Phadrig (Peter's Rock) is a wooded hill to the west of Inverness. At its summit is a vitrified Iron Age fort. Half way down the slope is Scorguie House. (Scorguie means "windy point"). The fields are now covered in houses. Further down and to the left is Muirtown House.

In the middle of the photograph are cottages at South Kessock and the slipway for the Kessock Ferry which plied between South Kessock and North Kessock until the Kessock Bridge opened in 1982. Houses and an industrial estate now cover much of the land behind South Kessock but recently the foreshore and the area to the east of Ferry Bank have been designated a nature reserve.

The houses in the foreground are at Craigton, on the Black Isle.

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Craig Phadrig from North Kessock

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1920s; 1930s

houses; hills; vitrified forts

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows Craig Phadraig from North Kessock.<br /> <br /> Craig Phadrig (Peter's Rock) is a wooded hill to the west of Inverness. At its summit is a vitrified Iron Age fort. Half way down the slope is Scorguie House. (Scorguie means "windy point"). The fields are now covered in houses. Further down and to the left is Muirtown House.<br /> <br /> In the middle of the photograph are cottages at South Kessock and the slipway for the Kessock Ferry which plied between South Kessock and North Kessock until the Kessock Bridge opened in 1982. Houses and an industrial estate now cover much of the land behind South Kessock but recently the foreshore and the area to the east of Ferry Bank have been designated a nature reserve.<br /> <br /> The houses in the foreground are at Craigton, on the Black Isle.