MHG60388 - Oich Weir - Caledonian Canal, Aberchalder


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Type and Period (1)

  • WEIR (19th Century to 21st Century - 1801 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Oich Weir is depicted on the 1st, 2nd and current (2019) OS mapping. <1> <2> <3>

This weir is at the north end of Loch Oich and across the exit of the River Oich from Loch Oich. The weir is roughly 150m long and comprises a raised embankment faced with dressed stone pavoir on its west side; the paved slope descends for a height of 1.5m over a distance of 8m. The slope is edged with a metal bar at the top and by a timber bar at the bottom. At the south end of the weir there is a gap. Recorded in 2013 as part of RCAHMS Scottish Canals Recording Project. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 3365 0335 (98m by 83m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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