MHG54277 - River Tarff Intake, Foyers hydroelectric power scheme and former aluminium smelter
D-plan water intake for the Falls of Foyers hydroelectric scheme, set on the banks of the River Tarff.
Type and Period (1)
- WATER INTAKE (Built, 19th Century - 1895 AD to 1896 AD (between))
Probably Cameron Burnett for British Aluminium Company, 1895-6; later alterations. D-plan water intake for the Falls of Foyers hydroelectric scheme, set on banks of River Tarff. Coursed random rubble deep rectangular section wall; stepped to interior of curved section buttressing upper section. Later alterations (circa later 20th century) to form metal screens over outlet to aqueduct and iron railings to top.
This structure was added to the statutory list in February 2011 as part of the Hydroelectric Power Thematic Survey. Full details are available in the listed building description (see link). <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4991 1994 (19m by 22m)|
|Civil Parish||BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF|
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External Links (1)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB51701 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
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