NJ2215 : Percy Topliss's Cottage

taken 12 years ago, near to Blairnamarrow, Moray, Great Britain

Percy Topliss's Cottage
Percy Topliss's Cottage
This cottage below the Lecht was inhabited by the fugitive murderer Percy Topliss for a few weeks in April and May 1920. It was here that the "Monocled Mutineer" shot at the local constable and a farmer when they approached the hut. Topliss fled south and was shot near Penrith, Cumbria a month later.
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NJ2215, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 April, 2006
Category
Estate building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 224 151 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:13.2027N 3:17.1990W
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