By David Squires
"Anyone who has walked or climbed in Scotland will ultimately come upon a view indicator - one of many discs or plates which determine surrounding good points within the panorama. this is often the 1st full-length paintings dedicated to those units. because the first indicator seemed in 1890 at women' Rock in Stirling, greater than 340 were put in at viewpoints round Scotland - on hilltops, coastal websites, historic structures, parks, golfing classes and lay-bys. they vary from the Mull of Galloway to Shetland, and from sea point to the country's maximum mountains. 349 perspectives of Scotland is a finished and exciting directory of those symptoms, offering information regarding their actual description, fashion designer, date and a few of the trusts, teams, councils, and so forth. that outfitted them. Thirty-two maps express the place the symptoms can be found and there are over a hundred thirty pictures, a few of which date again decades, offering a desirable historic point to the booklet. during his study, the writer has visited the entire websites at the list"-- Read more...
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S. Shearer and Son, 1895. A. Parker, ‘Erecting of the Mountain Indicator on the Summit of Ben Nevis’, Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Vol. 114 Chris Jesty, Ben Nevis Panorama (2 ft 8¼ inches x 9¾ inches). 117 37 Tarbat Ness Portmahomack Edderton Tain Hill of Fearn NAIRNSHIRE Ardross Balintore A9 Alness M A Findhorn C R O Jemimaville S S m th F i rInvergordon RO C ro ar ty BLACK ISLE M a or y Fi rt h Kinloss Nairn Fort George 2 83 Munlochy Brodie Ardersier Fortrose A96 Alves Forres Nairn Rosemarkie Culbokie Hopeman Burghead & Evanton TY Balnapaling R Auldearn A 40 Tore Dallas a uly Cawdor Croy 6 A9 Logie A9 39 Culloden r n Ferness o INVERNESS R n F i e r i v d h Daviot M O R A Y S H I R E A8 A9 Dava Lochindorb Ballindaloch A9 A939 Dores n Slochd Bridge of Brown Carrbridge Tomintoul Boat of Garten 10 miles 0 0 Crommdale A938 ra hd r ea Grantownon-Spey IR Ardvie E t I N V E R N E S S S H Tomatin St Be North Kessock 10 km Aviemore Aviemore Coylumbridge Kincraig Feshiebridge A9 .
It will be found on the south facing side of a Visitor Centre. A memorial to two men who ran school camps after the Second World War in a nearby timber hut (now demolished). ‘Pair who loved the Cairngorms to get memorial’, The Northern Scot, 6 October 2000 Ptarmigan Restaurant NJ 004 048 Four panels with labelled photographs mounted on the wall of a viewing terrace. The photographs were taken by Andy Gray in 2002. Erected by CairnGorm Mountain Limited, the operating company of the Cairngorm funicular.
Carn Mor 829m, Beinn Odhar 882m and Sgurr Dhomhuill Mor 713m are all hidden by closer ground. Two panels at Armadale Gardens on Skye carry labelled drawings of the view looking back to the Scottish mainland. This is the western one. Photo taken 23/02/2010. 29 349 Views of Scotland Glen Garry NH 211 028 Metal disc on a stone plinth. Erected by the Automobile Association in 1984. A photograph on Flickr suggests that the disc survived until at least 8 February 2006. When I visited on 17 June 2009, the disc was missing; the plinth remained.
349 views of Scotland by David Squires