MHG22393 - Mallaig Pier


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Type and Period (1)

  • HARBOUR (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NM69NE 11 centred 6774 9715

Mallaig Harbour (NAT] (at NM 6780 9710)
Pier [NAT] (at NM 6775 9715)
Pier [NAT] (at NM 6775 9708)
OS 1:10,000 map, 1975.

For adjacent (associated) station, see NM69NE 12. For boatyard of Mallaig Boatbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd (NM 6766 9699), see NM69NE 18.

(Location cited as NM 677 972). Mallaig Harbour, completed 1901 by the West Highland Extension Rly. The original concrete steamer and fishing harbour has recently been extended by sheet piling, with the formation of a second pier. There are five fish-curing sheds, of various dates, with the typical adjustable wooden roof ventilators.
J R Hume 1977.

Opened 1.4.1901 for railway use, forms part of station (WHR)

This pier can be seen in an oblique aerial photograph by Jim Bone. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NM 6771 9720 (285m by 320m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM69NE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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