MHG58727 - Barrage Dam - Strath Bran


A dam built in the mid 1900s as part of the Conon Valley Hydroelectric Power Scheme.

Type and Period (1)

  • DAM (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This barrage regulates the flow of the River Bran which flows into Loch Luichart, providing water for Luichart power station. The barrage also provides water via a diversion for Achanalt power station which sits immediately below the barrage. The structure was recorded as part of HES' Hydro-Electric Digitisation Project during 2010-11. <1>

GIS Spatial data created 2018 based OS Master Map.<2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 3003 6148 (40m by 63m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH36SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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