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Culloden, Highland

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Culloden, Highland

Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH7146
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

Other names by which Culloden, Highland has been known in the past

Cul Oitir

Culloden, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Culloden, ry. sta., in co. and 3¼ miles NE. of Inverness; 2 miles SE., on border of Nairnshire, is Culloden Moor (part of Drummossie Moor), where the Highlanders under Prince Charles Edward were defeated by the royal troops under the Duke of Cumberland, and the cause of the Stuarts was finally crushed, 16th April 1746. Stones bearing the names of the clans have been erected at the head of the graves or trenches where the Highlanders were buried. C. House, where Prince Charles lodged the night preceding the battle, is ¾ mile SE. of ry. sta.

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