April 16, 2017. . . The Scotsman: Culloden Moor, April 16 1746: “The worst place on earth” Today marks the 271st anniversary of the Battle of Culloden, the last pitched battle on British soil, which brought an end to Bonnie Prince Charlie’s doomed bid to return the House of Stuart to the British throne.
April 3, 2017. . . Press and Journal: Weekend of events at Culloden to mark joint anniversaries Organisers have promised a spectacular series of events at Culloden Battlefield this month to mark the joint anniversaries of the conflict and 80 years of National Trust for Scotland guardianship at the site.
March 4 . . . Inverness Courier: Prince intervenes in battlefield homes plan PRINCE Charles is reportedly "very concerned" about controversial plans for new homes on the edge of Culloden Battlefield. It is understood the Prince of Wales has taken an interest in the development and has asked to be kept up-to-date as a patron of the National Trust for Scotland.
Dr. Tony Pollard: "After some soul searching have come out against Culloden housing development. It's on brownfield but is most definitely thin end of wedge." ". . . if I don't say no to this I won't be able to live with myself in ten years time when the corridor to the west is covered with houses. " Dr. Pollard is an archaeologist specialising in the archaeology of conflict. He is Director of the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at Glasgow University. He is the co-presenter of the BBC series Two Men in a Trench and co-founder of the Journal of Conflict Archaeology.
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