Culloden Tower, Cravengate, North Yorkshire

Culloden Tower, Cravengate, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken 14 February 2002 © Mr Ray Wallace Thompson ARPS, FPSA, AIIPC. Source Historic England Archive ref: 322932

This tower was built as a banqueting house. It was built by John Yorke I in 1746. It also commemorates the Battle of Culloden. This was fought on 16th April 1746. It was the last major battle between the Jacobites and the English government. The Scottish Jacobites wanted to put the Stuarts back on the English throne. The English won an outright victory.

Location

North Yorkshire Cravengate

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

tower memorial remembrance battle georgian (1714 - 1836)