MHG8140 - Pier - Dalmore Distillery
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Type and Period (2)
- HARBOUR? (Undated)
- PIER (First World War - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)
- None recorded
NH66NE 36 6636 6819
Harbour (possible); Alness Pier.
Some storm erosion and redeposition at eastern end of harbour area and silting up of mooring area to create salt marsh flats. The rest of this complex appears stable.
Western side of pier completely refurbished with rubble dump (erosion protection) - wired baseket stone walling. End of pier undermined by erosion. Side has been re-surfaced and drainage added.
CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.
Dalmore Pier, known locally as Yankee Pier was said to have been built by the US navy in 1917-19 as part of the Submarine Mining base (US Naval Base 17, see MHG59849) based at Dalmore Distillery.
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 5 August 2013
GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <1>
- --- SHG1309 Text/Publication/Article: Graham, A and Gordon, J. 1988. 'Old harbours in northern and western Scotland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, Vol 117 (1987), pp 265-352. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Digital. 281.
- --- SHG23282 Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 13641.
- --- SHG28062 Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. No. 535.
- <1> SHG23361 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6648 6800 (340m by 470m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13641 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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