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The Invergordon Archive

Castle Grounds and avenue of Lime Trees
The Invergordon Archive
Castle Grounds and avenue of Lime Trees

This is the present view of the old Highland Games field, with the flagpole still there, and what remains of the avenue of Lime trees. By comparing this picture with picture #122 it is possible to see where the Castle once stood.
Only about 75 metres of the avenue remains as it has been replaced by the South Lodge housing estate. What a feature it would have been had this been retained!
Picture added on 16 January 2005
Just behind where this photo was taken is Caberfeidh Drive bungalows. My family moved there in 1983 from Dundee. I spent most of my childhood in those woods.
Anonymous comment added on 19 June 2009
I spent many years in the late 70s playing in the Major's woods with my friends. Got caught once playing in the walled garden and told off! Loved climbing trees and looking for conkers near the castle ruins, and playing in the rhododendron bushes near the monument. Happy days.
Added by Pauline Wilson nee Swinley on 05 February 2016
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