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Nigg Ferry, Oil Platform Fabrication Yard

Platform Fabrication Yard (20th Century)

Site Name Nigg Ferry, Oil Platform Fabrication Yard

Classification Platform Fabrication Yard (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Firth; Firth Of Cromarty; Nigg Sands; Nigg Ferry

Canmore ID 14477

Site Number NH76NE 52

NGR NH 790 695

NGR Description Centred NH 790 695

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Nigg (Ross And Cromarty)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH76NE 52 centred 790 695

Fabrication Yard [name: NH 789 694]

Graving Dock [name: 792 691]

Pier [name: NH 784 689]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1983.

Fabrication Yard [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, May 2010.

Location formerly entered as NH 79 69.

Fabrication yard; oil industry; addition of helipad - reclaimed land, stable condition.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

Now in use for the manufacture of offshore wind turbines.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 May 2010.


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