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Prince's Cairn

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Prince's Cairn

Coordinates: 56°53′42″N 5°44′43″W / 56.89495°N 5.74517°W / 56.89495; -5.74517

Prince's Cairn
Highland council area
OS grid reference NM720844
    - Edinburgh  172 miles (road) 
    - London  539 miles (road) 
Council area Highland
Lieutenancy area Inverness
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Beasdale
Postcode district PH
Dialling code 08457
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish Parliament Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
List of places

The Prince's Cairn is a cairn at Loch nan Uamh in Lochaber, Scotland.

On 19 September 1746,

Loch nan Uamh is also the place where the Prince first set foot on mainland Great Britain on 25 July 1745 and the place from where Charles escaped to the Hebrides after the Battle of Culloden.

"On the evening of 26 April 1746 the Prince, Colonel John William O’Sullivan,

The cairn can be found just off the 1745 Association on 4 October 1956.


External links

  • Details of the unveiling ceremony in 1956
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