The Sutors of Cromarty

(Sutors of Cromarty)

Two opposing headlands in Easter Ross, the Sutors of Cromarty guard the entrance to the Cromarty Firth. North Sutor rises to 154m (505 feet) while South Sutor reaches 142m (465 feet). Sutor is a Scots word for a shoemaker. Both are occupied by the remains of substantial military gun emplacements built early in the 20th century to protect the naval anchorage in the Firth, but abandoned in the 1950s.

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