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Portmahomack, Harbour Street, Harbour

Harbour (Period Unassigned), Pier (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Portmahomack, Harbour Street, Harbour

Classification Harbour (Period Unassigned), Pier (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Southern And Northern Pier; Jetty

Canmore ID 15652

Site Number NH98SW 28

NGR NH 91499 84592

NGR Description Centred NH 91499 84592

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH98SW 28 centred 91499 84592

Architecture Notes

NH98SW 28 9149 8463

Harbour [NAT] (centred NH 91517 84612)

OS (GIS) MasterMap, June 2009.

For adjacent warehouses, see NH98SW 26 and NH98SW 43.

(Location cited as NH 915 847). Harbour, Portmahomack, improved 1811-16, engineer Thomas Telford. Consists of a ramped ferry pier [to the S] and an L-plan fishing pier [to the N], both well constructed of coursed rubble.

J R Hume 1977.


Publication Account (2007)

Avoch (NH75NW 72.0, 1815), Fortrose Harbour (NH75NW 65.0, 1817) and Portmahomack Harbour (NH98SW 28, 1816), in vicinity of each other, all similar and built under supervision of Thomas Telford.

R Paxton and J Shipway, 2007


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