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Loch Luichart, Mossford Power Station

Hydroelectric Power Station (Modern)

Site Name Loch Luichart, Mossford Power Station

Classification Hydroelectric Power Station (Modern)

Alternative Name(s) Conon Valley Hydroelectric Power Scheme,

Canmore ID 173067

Site Number NH36SW 19

NGR NH 33032 63265

NGR Description Centred NH 3303 6326

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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NH36SW 19 centred 3303 6326

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Field Visit (2010)

Mossford power station receives water from Lochs Droma and Vaich via a tunnel from Loch Glascanoch (see separate items). A surge tower is located on the penstocks to the north of the station. The station contains two turbines and also retains the travelling crane in situ.The station is a good example of a medium sized power station, lacking the complex of offices and workshops associated with a control station (such as Grudie Bridge), although retaining some secondary spaces. PL Payne, 1988, 5; E Wood, 2002, 38; J Miller, 2002.

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