The King's Causeway

The King's Causeway

Year: 1975 | Included in Albums: Archaeology / People / Schools

Photo Description

The King's Causeway is said to have been built by the people of Tain for James IV when they heard he was coming barefoot on pilgrimage to the shrine of St Duthac. Most of the line followed by the causeway is now occupied by a more modern road surface but part of the original road was left out at a bend, the newer road taking a straighter course. The picture shows part of this being cleared by Tain Academy pupils (Alison Napier in the front middle) in the mid 1970's. Maps still mark part of the road which eventually joins up with Hartfield Road as "Kingscauseway".

Cat No. 569.1
Year 1975
Albums Archaeology / People / Schools
Date added September 21st, 2004
Added by Tain & District Museum

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