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Fort George, Highland

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Fort George, Highland

For other uses, see Fort George (disambiguation) Fort George Gaelic:Dùn Deòrsa Ardersier, Highland, Scotland 300pxAn RML 64pdr 64 cwt Mk I gun at Fort George.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH7656
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

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

George ~ George Fort

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

Fort George, fortress and ry. sta., Ardersier par., NE. Inverness-shire; P.O., T.O.; the fortress, situated on a low point of land at the contraction between the Inner and the Outer Moray Firth, opposite Fortrose (to which there is a ferry), was built after the rebellion of 1745; it is constructed on the plan of the great fortresses of the Continent, and has accommodation for about 2000 men; 3 miles SE. is Fort George Station, 5¾ m. SW. of Nairn and 9½ NE. of Inverness; P.O., T.O.

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