MHG56814 - Building - An Fhaighear Mhoir, Loch Ewe, Gairloch


A building at Loch ewe, possibly associated with telegraph communications.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • TELEGRAPH STATION? (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site was visited by A Puls of Highland Council in October 2012 as part of a of a high level assessment of Second World War sites associated with the Loch Ewe Arctic Convoys. Sites visited were confined to significant features and remains located between Poolewe and Cove.

This site was believed to be Victorian in date and would have been a repeater station used for telegraph communications. The cable was still visible in the sand to the north-east of the building. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8200 8813 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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