Alness Places

Attribution: unknown (Perrins Centre)

Introduction to Alness Places

These pages contain photographs and descriptions of many place in and around Alness. These include The Commercial Hotel in the early 20th century, the Co-operative store, Alness War memorial and an aeroplane propellor. There are also photographs of the Alness Point memorial,the Perrins Centre in 1903 and as it is today, the Health Centre and Bowling green.

Or view the advertising drain cover of Mr. Mackenzie a plumber in Alness. Finally there is an extract from Prof. W.J. Watson’s “Place Names of Ross and Cromarty” giving details of the place names of Alness Parish.

South East Alness High Street

Attribution: unknown


Commercial Hotel

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Aeroplane propeller

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The Robertson Health Centre, Alness

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Place Names of Alness Parish

This extract was taken, with the permission of the Trustees, from Prof. W.J. Watson’s – ‘Place Names of Ross and Cromarty’. The most recent edition of this work was published by HIGHLAND HERITAGE BOOKS Tir nan Oran, 8 Culcairn Road, Evanton IV16 9YT

Place Names of Ross and Cromarty p75 onwards

Place Names of Ross and Cromarty


Alness bowling green

Alness bowling green

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