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TITLE
Clachnaharry Monument
EXTERNAL ID
BOX1_MONUMENT
PLACENAME
Clachnaharry
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
577
KEYWORDS
statues & monuments
clan events
Clachnaharry Monument

This 1.2m lead statue on top of an 8m column was erected by Major Hugh Robert Duff of Muirtown, in 1821, to commemorate a particularly brutal clan battle between Munros and MacKintoshes in the mid-15th century (though some sources claim it to be a century earlier). The cast-iron railings depict battle axes.

Ownership of the monument passed to the Town Council of Inverness in the early 20th century. The figure was blown down in a gale in 1934 and the cost of a replica (£35) was seen as prohibitive by the Town Council. The monument was further damaged in the early 1950s when most of it was felled by a severe storm leaving only the stump


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Clachnaharry Monument

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

statues & monuments; clan events

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

This 1.2m lead statue on top of an 8m column was erected by Major Hugh Robert Duff of Muirtown, in 1821, to commemorate a particularly brutal clan battle between Munros and MacKintoshes in the mid-15th century (though some sources claim it to be a century earlier). The cast-iron railings depict battle axes.<br /> <br /> Ownership of the monument passed to the Town Council of Inverness in the early 20th century. The figure was blown down in a gale in 1934 and the cost of a replica (£35) was seen as prohibitive by the Town Council. The monument was further damaged in the early 1950s when most of it was felled by a severe storm leaving only the stump <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.