Just inside the the entrance to Bishopscourt Glen (north of Kirk Michael) is an artificial mound named Mount Aeolus, created by Bishop Hildesley to commemorate Captain Elliott’s victory over the French off the Manx coast on 28 February 1760.
The mound which is shaped in similarity to Tynwald Hill has a inscribed monument on the top of it detailing Capatain Elliott’s victory.
The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS6.
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2 thoughts on “Mount Aeolus in Bishopscourt Glen”
There used to be two small canons on the mound until someone pinched them, I used to lived in a flat it the Bishopscourt mansion, for the first 10 yrs of married life before moving to Scotland
Hi Ian I noticed that whilst doing a little research on this mound, what a shame they were nicked!
Lovely place that you lived by the way:-)