By David Squires
"Anyone who has walked or climbed in Scotland will eventually encounter a view indicator - one of many discs or plates which determine surrounding positive factors 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 complete and interesting directory of those signs, offering information regarding their actual description, clothier, date and a few of the trusts, teams, councils, and so forth. that outfitted them. Thirty-two maps express the place the indications can be found and there are over a hundred thirty images, a few of which date again a long time, offering a desirable historic point to the booklet. during his examine, the writer has visited the entire websites at the list"-- Read more...
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Erected by Waternish Community Council in 2003. The peak identified as North Lee is South Lee; the peak identified as South Lee is Burrival. Waternish Community Council was unable to supply any information as to who was responsible for designing the chart. Personal communication, John Phillips, Highland Council, 10 January 2011 The Trumpan view indicator on Skye looks across to the Outer Hebrides. Photo taken 10/02/2011. 24 Inverness-shire Tote Forest NG 520 577 Two large slabs of synthetic stone mounted on separate stone plinths.
It is sited on top of an octagonal tower built in the nineteenth century. The Nelson Tower chart was designed on the model of Califer (see below) and inherits the eccentric spellings found on that indicator. Am Faochagach 954m and Creag Ealraich 504m (spelt Carn Elric on the chart) are not visible. m. from April to September. Personal communication, Alasdair Joyce, Falconer Museum Whiteash Hill NJ 373 574 Framed paper chart on a stone plinth. 2001. It will be found about ten yards from a nineteenth century stone pyramid commemorating the Duchess of Richmond.
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. Erected by Gordon District Council in the late 1980s. Personal communication, Andrews Carruthers, Aberdeenshire Council, 28 January 2010 Suie Hill NJ 546 233 There are two panels at this site, both erected by Gordon District Council. One is dated 1981 and is mounted on metal posts. The other is dated 1990 and was originally mounted on wooden posts.