Builders win battle for Culloden Moor

By Jane Candlish

Published: 07/01/2014

CAMPAIGNERS have called for the Highlands’ most famous battlefield to be given special protection after the Scottish Government backed plans to build houses beside it.

There are fears that Culloden Moor will be swamped by urban sprawl after a development company won its fight to put homes next to one of the most iconic pieces of land in the country.

The local authority rejected an application from Inverness Estates for 16 residential plots just half a mile from the scene of the last pitched battle fought on British soil.

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