By David Squires
"Anyone who has walked or climbed in Scotland will eventually stumble upon a view indicator - one of many discs or plates which determine surrounding beneficial properties within the panorama. this can be 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 constructions, parks, golfing classes and lay-bys. they vary from the Mull of Galloway to Shetland, and from sea point to the country's optimum mountains. 349 perspectives of Scotland is a entire and fascinating directory of those symptoms, offering information regarding their actual description, dressmaker, date and many of the trusts, teams, councils, and so on. that outfitted them. Thirty-two maps exhibit the place the indications can be found and there are over a hundred thirty images, a few of which date again a long time, delivering a desirable historic point to the publication. during his learn, the writer has visited the entire websites at the list"-- Read more...
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62 Personal communication, Hamish Robertson, Aberdeenshire Council, 5 January 2011 Stirling Hill NK 122 409 Metal disc on a stone cylinder. Erected by Boddam Community Association in 2012. Leith Hall NJ 542 303 Metal plate set on the south-facing wall of a square stone enclosure. Erected by the National Trust for Scotland in June 1981. The plate carries a labelled photograph. 51 349 Views of Scotland A labelled photograph interprets the view at Leith Hall. Photo taken 21/05/2009. Cransdale NK 042 285 Panel on a stone plinth.
Countryside Commission for Scotland, Countryside Interpretation in Wester Ross, 1984 Personal communication, Drew McClelland, Highland Council Reraig Picnic Site NG 814 271 Panel mounted on a metal frame. 1998. HISP database, ID 751, Highland Council, 1998 Personal communication, Iain Turnbull, NTS Mam Ratagan NG 904 198 Metal plate on a stone plinth. Erected by South-West District Council in 1972. Countryside Commission for Scotland, Fifth Report, 1972, p. 4 20 0 0 Lewis Dunvegan d un So Scarinish Iona Coll M i ath Sound of Arisaig 8 49 A8 A84 A896 dar Moi c Lo Lochaline nd oLoch fM Sunart u ll t 61 i nn hL Loch Avich Oban A8 A rd g o u r Loch Shiel dar Loch Eil 5 A8 A83 5 Dingwall Drumnadrochit Loch Treig Lochearnhead Tyndrum Killin Loch Lyon Sgurr Finnisg-aig Meall Beag Loch Ericht Ben Nevis Crianlarich Dalmally Loch Etive Fort William 86 A9 Nairn Cromarty A9 Carrbridge ngorm Helmsdale h Lossiemouth Loch Earn A85 Loch Tay 27 A8 Aberfeldy Crieff Elgin Dufftown Rothes A95 Charlestown of Aberlour Mountains Ptarmigan Restaurant PERTH A984 A923 4 Kirriemuir 6 A92 Ballater y f Ta th o A92 F ir Newburgh DUNDEE Coupar Angus Blairgowrie A94 3 A9 4 A9 Huntly A920 5 Keith A9 Portsoy Cullen Noss Head Wick Spey Bay Buckie Lybster Latheron Dunbeath Grantown -on-Spey rt A88 2 9 Glenmore Tomintoul Forest Park Visitor Centre A96 Fi E I R Pitlochry SH H T PER Blair Atholl Ralia Cluny Cairn Cair Kingussie A9 o A9 39 M y ra Roches Moutonnees INVERNESS Newtonmore Suidhe A Aberarder Laggan Dam Glen Roy Brora A9 Dornoch irth ch F Dorno Glen Aviemore Banchor Alness Bonar Bridge A849 Lairg A862 Laggan Picnic Site Invergarry Spean Bridge Loch Lochy 87 A8 Loch Cluanie Fort Augustus Invermoriston Loch Affric Glen Garry hin Kinbrace Golspie INVERNESS-SHIRE hS 38 Lo c Oykel Bridge Glen Affric Cannich A832 Loch Mullardoch Commando Memorial Loch Arkaig Quoich A8 7 90 A8 Armadale Gardens East Armadale West K nGardens Loch oy t Loch Morar A830 A861 Craignure on 32 A8 ar ee hM Lo c 2 Kyle of Lochalsh ARGY LLS HIR E S ou n Ledmore Inchnadamph Loch Naver A889 Fionnphort Eigg 7 A8 Lochinver Loch H A8 ope Altnaharra Loch Loyal A9 Tongue 26 Scri dain u So Mallaig Ardvasar Ardn amurc ha n Muck d un So Rùm Soay Elgol Scalpay Scorrybreac Raasay Sligachan Drynoch 63 A8 Tote Forest o Bearreraig Bay r r i d Rona Autbea Enard Bay 7 A83 Scourie RO SS & C R O M Ullapool Laide ARTY A8 3 Gairloch Eye Peninsula Eddrachillis Bay A8 A8 Loc h e Portree Loch Tu Morar Cross Road to the Isles Canna Skye Dun Beag Broch A850 Loch Snizort Th Uig 59 A8 Uig Scalpay Tarbert Trumpan Lochmaddy s 59 Beinn Scrien Am Baile Eriskay 10 miles 10 km rri A8 Lochboisdale Berneray Pabby Castlebay Bar ra Mingulay Barra Sound of Bornish South Uist Benbecula Balivanich St Kilda View Point North Uist Taransay MacGillivray Centre A865 St Kilda Scarp of Ca nn a h c Callanais 51 n um of R Inner S ound A8 Stornoway 4 Carloway A88 d at Sle 35 A858 he 57 28 36 A8 A8 A8 of A8 Loc h 31 A8 2 oss A8 A833 a Lo c fH AY do 7 A8 MOR n Sou Applecr ss T hN e m o ro IRE 24 A9 A822 37 SH A9 5 hB IRN 3 A9 A94 5 A85 NA 39 A9 A9 0 c Lo 4 Arbroa A93 0 A9A935 St Andrews Firth of Ta Newport-on-Tayy Carnoustie ForfarA932 2 A9 Banchory A980 Kint A94 Inveruri Aberchird Banff Laurencekirk Brechin Aboyne Alford A9 6 A97 94 A8 A8 41 A9 A97 A897 A941 41 A9 A933 A9 A97 A9 19 Inverness-shire MacGillivray Centre NF 989 902 Granite slab on a stone plinth.
Designed by the artist Suzie Tisch and erected by Lossiemouth Business Association in October 2010. The panel is mounted on the railings of a viewing platform on Prospect Terrace. The peak identified as Ben Aigan 471m is Knockan 372m; the peak identified as Ben Rinnes 840m is Brown Muir 339m. ‘Lossie unveils its tribute to a proud son’, The Northern Scot, 22 October 2010 Burghead Coastguard Lookout NJ 108 691 Square panel on a concrete cube. 2001/02. The panel is sited on the top of a Coastguard Lookout Post, now converted into a visitor centre.