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TITLE
Inverness Town House - Windows 2
EXTERNAL ID
AB_INVTOWNHOUSE07_34
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1870s;1880s
CREATOR
unknown
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
409
KEYWORDS
Inverness Town House
stained glass windows
crests
shields
mottos
clans
Duncan Grant
Bught
Grants
Macraes
Sir Walter Scott
Ossian
HMS Inverness
minesweepers
Royal Navy
Inverness Town House - Windows 2

This stained glass window is in Inverness Town House in the Main Hall, in the middle of the north wall.

The inscription at the bottom reads 'This window is placed here in remembrance of Duncan Grant of Bught by his affectionate wife'.

Duncan Grant, whose father had been a provost of Inverness, bequeathed £5000 to the building of the Town House.

At the top of the window, on the left, is the crest of Clan Grant - a burning rock - and the motto, 'Stand fast'. On the right is the crest of Clan MacRae (Mrs Grant was a MacRae) - an arm brandishing a sword - and the motto, 'Fortitudine' (with fortitude).

Below are trade symbols and at the bottom are, on the left, Sir Walter Scott with his favourite dog and, on the right, Ossian, the Celtic bard and poet.

In the middle hangs a bell with the inscription 'H.M.S. Inverness 1990'.

H.M.S. Inverness was a Royal Navy minesweeper, commissioned in 1990 and based at Faslane on the River Clyde.

H.M.S. Inverness was granted the Freedom of Inverness on 22 October 2004. She was decommissioned in 2005 as part of cutbacks to the Armed Forces.

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Inverness Town House - Windows 2

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1870s;1880s

Inverness Town House; stained glass windows; crests; shields; mottos; clans; Duncan Grant; Bught; Grants; Macraes; Sir Walter Scott; Ossian; HMS Inverness; minesweepers; Royal Navy

Am Baile

Inverness Town House 2007

This stained glass window is in Inverness Town House in the Main Hall, in the middle of the north wall. <br /> <br /> The inscription at the bottom reads 'This window is placed here in remembrance of Duncan Grant of Bught by his affectionate wife'.<br /> <br /> Duncan Grant, whose father had been a provost of Inverness, bequeathed £5000 to the building of the Town House. <br /> <br /> At the top of the window, on the left, is the crest of Clan Grant - a burning rock - and the motto, 'Stand fast'. On the right is the crest of Clan MacRae (Mrs Grant was a MacRae) - an arm brandishing a sword - and the motto, 'Fortitudine' (with fortitude).<br /> <br /> Below are trade symbols and at the bottom are, on the left, Sir Walter Scott with his favourite dog and, on the right, Ossian, the Celtic bard and poet.<br /> <br /> In the middle hangs a bell with the inscription 'H.M.S. Inverness 1990'.<br /> <br /> H.M.S. Inverness was a Royal Navy minesweeper, commissioned in 1990 and based at Faslane on the River Clyde. <br /> <br /> H.M.S. Inverness was granted the Freedom of Inverness on 22 October 2004. She was decommissioned in 2005 as part of cutbacks to the Armed Forces.