MHG54134 - Possible Laboratory, Kinlochleven Aluminium Works

Summary

A building possibly used as a laboratory for the Kinlochleven Aluminium Works.

Type and Period (1)

  • LABORATORY (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This building is contemporary with the smelter building, and may represent a laboratory associated with the works. Now in use as a hostel and camp site, popular with walkers on the West Highland Way. <1>

A laboratory is mentioned in the Canmore record, but it is not clear whether it is referring to this building. <2>


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.


<2> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Canmore ID 76800 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 1891 6200 (26m by 27m)
Map sheet NN16SE
Civil Parish LISMORE AND APPIN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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