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Latitude: 57.6956 / 57°41'44"N
Longitude: -4.3376 / 4°20'15"W
OS Eastings: 260766
OS Northings: 869712
OS Grid: NH607697
Mapcode National: GBR H8ND.3T8
Mapcode Global: WH3D4.BTQV
Plus Code: 9C9QMMW6+6X
Entry Name: Fyrish Monument
Listing Name: Fyrish Monument
Listing Date: 25 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330613
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB369
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Cromarty Firth
Traditional County: Ross-shire
Late 18th century picturesque monument; line of 9 random
rubble circular piers, the centre 4 being linked by pointed
headed arches forming arcade with masonry rising in stumpy
sections above, giving unfinished, ruinous impression.
Commanding position on Cnoc Fyrish overlooking Cromarty
Firth. Said to have been constructed by General Sir Hector
Munro of Novar (1726-1805) who served in India, to represent
the gates of Negapatam, the scene of one of his Victories,
and to have provided work for local unemployed.
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