A trio of archways flanked by an uneven set of imposing stone pillars on the slopes of Easter Ross, walkers travelling along the A9 in Fyrish near Alness, Easter Ross, will be keen to visit the prominent, strange monument on top of the hills north of the road with extremely fine views on this straightforward climb through woodland to the Fyrish Monument a monument built in 1782 on Fyrish Hill.
The monument was commissioned by Sir Hector Munro 8th of Novar, a Scottish soldier who had accrued wealth through two stints of high-ranking military service.
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As the local population were being cleared off the land they had worked for centuries by the Lords of the Land, it was said that Sir Hector rolled stones from the top of the hill to the bottom, thereby extending the amount of time worked and paying the labourers for additional hours, at this time survival was a problem and so it was built to keep the locals in labour,
There is a small purpose built car park on the left side of the minor road to Boath. Here the signposted 'Jubilee path' to the monument begins.