MHG55348 - Invergarry ROC observation post - Laggan
An observation post that was in use between 1960 and 1991.
Type and Period (1)
- OBSERVATION POST (20th Century - 1960 AD to 1991 AD)
- None recorded
Although known as the Invergarry ROC observation post, it is situated at Laggan, on a small hill near the swing bridge over the Caledonian Canal.
The main structure is 4-sided, on a concrete base with a metal lid, bolted and padlocked in place with an adjacent, smaller square concrete structure with what appear to be ventilation shafts. There is also a capped pipe and smaller square structure at a distance of several feet from the main one. These are virtually hidden by the encroaching gorse and vegetation. According to the Subterranea Britannica website (subbrit.org.uk/location/highland), the post was opened in 1960 and closed in 1991. In 2001 all surface features remained intact with some flaking of the blue/green paint. It is one of a number situated along the Great Glen, with other examples at Fort William, Spean Bridge, Fort Augustus, Drumnachrochit and Inverness. <1>
See links below for further information and photos of the site.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 2989 9831 (32m by 30m) (Approximate)|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.subbrit.org.uk/rsg/roc/db/989386725.html (Link to online Subterranea Britannica site entry)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/317912/invergarry-roc-observation-post (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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