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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    LOCH SLOY HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME; INVERUGLAS WATER
  • Canmore ID
    92619
  • Site type
    DAM
  • Parish
    ARROCHAR
  • Council
    DUNBARTONSHIRE
  • NGR
    NN 28871 11074
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.261234N, 4.76445W
  • Archeological notes
    NN21SE 2.01 28871 11074 Dam [NAT] OS 1:10,000 map, 1976. Loch Sloy (1950). Buttress dam [NN21SE 2.01] on Loch Sloy (Balfour Beatty & Co), with main tunnel and surge shaft (Edmund Nuttall Sons & Co) leading to pipeline [NN30NW 7.01] (Sir William Arrol & Co) feeding a power station [NN30NW 7.00] (Hugh Leggat Ltd) on Inveruglas Bay, on Loch Lomond. Average annual output 120 mW. J Miller 2002.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1079698 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the SE.
  • 1079697 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the reservoir and dam, taken from the SE.
  • 1079696 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the SSE.
  • 1079695 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the SW.
  • 1079694 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the W.
  • 1079693 (3/5/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the NE.
  • 1072876 (26/4/2007)
    General oblique aerial view of the dam and reservoir, taken from theSSE.
  • 1072875 (26/4/2007)
    General oblique aerial view of the dam and reservoir, taken from the SSE.
  • 1072874 (26/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the dam, taken from the SW.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 895451 (23/4/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. View showing erection of gate guides. Scanned image of glass negative no. 2, Box 883.
  • 895448 (15/6/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. View looking on downstream north face of dam. Scanned image of glass negative no. 6, Box 883.
  • 895447 (10/8/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. View looking on upstream face of dam. Scanned image of glass negative no. 12, Box 883.
  • 895445 (9/9/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. View looking on downstream north face of dam. Scanned image of negative no. 18, Box 883.
  • 895441 (16/12/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. Transfer track and carriage for concrete mixer. Scanned image of negative no. 37, Box 883.
  • 895439 (12/7/1949)
    View looking on downstream south face of Loch Sloy dam, Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22 in 1949.
  • 895434 (16/6/1948)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. Upstream face of intake tower. Scanned image of negative no. 80, Box 883.
  • 895432 (13/9/1949)
    Loch Sloy Project, Contract 22- Loch Sloy Dam. Upstream face of intake tower. Scanned image of negative no. 80, Box 883.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 92619 ()
    Looking SW along buttresses of completed dam, gatehouse above main intake to left of picture n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 20
  • 92619 ()
    n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 20
  • 92619 ()
    Spillway n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 20
  • 92619 ()
    Looking SW along buttresses of completed dam n.d. Acc. No. 1987/2 Filed in Negative store Sir William Arrol Collection Box 20

PRINT ROOM

  • 92619 (1951)
    Page No.40, Photograph of Loch Sloy dam wall. I

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Argyllshire, Sheet CXXVII1870
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Dumbartonshire, Sheet IV1860-64
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Stirlingshire, Sheet I (inset IA)1861