Charting The Nation
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National Library of Scotland
Jelfe, Andrews (active 1704-1759)
Smith, James (active 1649-1720)
This sheet shows a plan of the barracks in process of being built at Bernera, Glen Elg. There is another contemporary plan of the Bernera barracks by Andrews Jelfe at shelfmark MS.1647.Z.03/05c. The original plans for the four Highland barrack forts, Bernera, Kiliwhimen, Inversnaid and Ruthven, were drawn up in 1717 by James Smith, who was the royal chief surveyor.
19.5 x 29.2cm (7 11/16 x 11 1/2")
Board of Ordnance
Tabraham, Chris, Fortress Scotland and the Jacobites, 1995, pp.60-65.
National Library of Scotland, War Office Inventory, Maps Deposited in May 1934, p.12.
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