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Ben Nevis Observatory

Observatory (19th Century)

Site Name Ben Nevis Observatory

Classification Observatory (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ben Nevis, Summit Observatory

Canmore ID 105476

Site Number NN17SE 2

NGR NN 16670 71260

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmallie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Architecture Notes

Architect: Sydney Mitchell 1880

Reference - Scotland's Magazine April 1969 - article and photographs

- The Weekend Scotsman, 18 June 1983 - text and photographs

Non-Guardianship Sites Plan Collection, DC23082, 1965.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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