Andrew Mobbs (mobbsy) wrote,
Andrew Mobbs
mobbsy

Lord, grant that Marshal Wade...

"The Jacobite Rising of 1745–6 proved to be the last attempt by the Stewart dynasty to regain the British throne from the Hanoverians. Following Culloden, fought just 8 miles (12km) from Fort George, the government introduced ruthless measures to prevent such a Rising happening again. Fort George was one of them
[…]
Fort George is the only property in the care of Historic Scotland still serving its original purpose."

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/propertyresults/propertyabout.htm?PropID=PL_136&PropName=Fort%20George

(It's a stunning place to visit if you ever find yourself up in those parts.)
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