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Inverness, Caledonian Canal, Clachnaharry Sea Lock, Capstan

Capstan (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverness, Caledonian Canal, Clachnaharry Sea Lock, Capstan

Classification Capstan (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 297892

Site Number NH64NW 28.06

NGR NH 64440 46728

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes


Field Visit (21 November 2012 - 21 November 2012)

At NH 64440 46722 a large capstan, of total height 1.2m. It comprises a cast iron base within a circular stone setting of 1.2m diameter, a turning bollard of cast iron with wooden inserts and brakes and a circular domed top, 0.8m diameter, with fluted decoration and 12 slots for turning poles.

Information from Scottish Canals Recording Project, November 2012


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