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View of Inverness Castle from River Ness
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View of Inverness Castle from River Ness

Date is a guess. Nice old bridge, and soooooo much more handsome than the current one. Note the gables of the building behind the bridge. This no longer stands, and in its place is a boxy 1960s monstrosity.
Picture added on 14 March 2005
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Bridges over the Ness
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Anyone remember Gossip the dentist in that building beyond the bridge ? - It was called Castle Tolmie though I never knew why .
Added by Frances Macleod on 25 July 2007
Could someone send me more info regarding castle Tolmie? Very interested in the history, etc.
Added by Karin Tolmay on 25 May 2009
Hi - yes i would be interested in knowing more about Castle Tolmie. regards Jimi McKay
Added by Jimi McKay on 18 July 2009
100 Years Ago - the projected new road & embankment at the east end of the old bridge between Tolmie Castle & the river is contracted for & will be formed without delay. When completed it will be a most striking improvement

Inverness Courier Tuesday, 30 June 1925

Added by Frances Forrest on 20 July 2009
I believe that the Tomlies were a family from the MacLeods of Dunvegan. The were tacks men for the Chief and had Uiginish Lodge opposite the castle. They are written about in a book called "Four sons of Skye". They left Scotland for New Zealand where there people can still be found.
Added by Iain Matheson on 17 May 2016
I was very interested to know why it was called Castle Tolmie
Added by Linda macdonald on 17 October 2016
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