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The Fyrish Monument - OK047C
One of Scotland's most impressive landmarks.
Owner: Mousekiller
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Altitude: 396 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Highlands and Islands
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Time required: n/a    Distance to travel: 5.00 km
Date hidden: 13-09-2018
Date created: 13-09-2018
Date published: 13-09-2018
Last modification: 13-09-2018
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Description EN



Intended to represent the Gate of Negapatam, a port in Madras, India, which General Munro (the then laird of Novar estate) took for the British in 1781, this monument was constructed  in part to provide much needed employment.


Fyrish monument

The monument sits atop Fyrish hill and commands the most splendid views over Cromarty firth.


Your tasks are two...


1. from the published coordinates, take a selfie framing yourself between the second and third columns.  If you hold your camera/phone up high, You should be able to capture one or two drilling platforms in the firth where they are worked on.


2. Visit  :-  N57 41.781  W004 20.276  where you will find the nickname of Allan Stewart.  .  You will need to enter his nickname in capitals into the password box.


Additional waypoints
Symbol Type Coordinates Description
Interesting place --- What is the nickname of Alan Stewart
Parking area --- Parking
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