MHG54135 - Tail Race, Power House, Kinlochleven


The tail race from the power house, passing the smelter and into the River Leven.

Type and Period (1)

  • TAIL RACE (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The tail race for the power station (see MHG33837), running down past the smelter site and into the River Leven. <1>

Race visible in aerial photography linked to the Canmore record, and mapped on modern Ordnance Survey mapping. <2><3>

<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 267709 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.

<3> Ordnance Survey, Ordnance Survey Mastermap (Image/Map). SHG23361.

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NN 1891 6194 (164m by 135m)
Map sheet NN16SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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