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Building (20th Century)

Site Name Tomich

Classification Building (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Big Ditch

Canmore ID 117624

Site Number NH77SW 55

NGR NH 70284 70415

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rosskeen
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH77SW 55 70284 70415

A type 24 concrete pillbox is situated on the W side of the road from Tomich, on the A9 (T) road and Invergordon just S of the Big Ditch.

Immediately to the N on the Big Ditch, is one of the pumping stations for the oil pipeline from the fuel tanks at Inchindown (NH67SE 57) to the Invergordon tank farm (NH 7112 6890).

J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.2, 73, Vol.3, 44

The brick and concrete (roof) pumping station lies within a high fenced enclosure. The entrance to the building is on the E side. Entry was not gained on the date of visit. A pillbox (NH77SW 76), is situated about 66m SSE of the pumping station.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, JM), 17 September 2009


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