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Cameron Obelisk, Fassifern Road, Fort William

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.8178 / 56°49'4"N

Longitude: -5.1091 / 5°6'32"W

OS Eastings: 210339

OS Northings: 773897

OS Grid: NN103738

Mapcode National: GBR FBRP.Y92

Mapcode Global: WH1FR.HWBS

Plus Code: 9C8PRV9R+49

Entry Name: Cameron Obelisk, Fassifern Road, Fort William

Listing Name: Fassifern Road, Cameron Obelisk.

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373110

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31785

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fort William

County: Highland

Town: Fort William

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

1847. Grey granite ashlar obelisk on Square corniced plinth
standing on stepped base. Red polished ashlar plaque in south
face, carved wreath at west; 2nd plaque in memory of Ian
Alastair Campbell with worn date.

Statement of Interest

Commanding site overlooking Fort William.

Inscription reads "Sacred to memory of Captain Peter Cameron of

the Earl of Balcarras Indiaman, third son of Sir Ewen Cameron

of Fassfern. Born at Fort William 10 September, died at

Blackheath 1843. This obelisk is erected by his attached

brother Sir Duncan Cameron of Fassfern in year 1847"

Fassfern also spelt Fassifern.

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