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Invergordon, Royal Naval Dockyard, Central Pier

Pier (First World War), Pier (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Site Name Invergordon, Royal Naval Dockyard, Central Pier

Classification Pier (First World War), Pier (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Canmore ID 331980

Site Number NH76NW 64.05

NGR NH 70877 68311

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/331980

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

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (2 August 2013)

The central pier of the naval base strikes out SSE from the shore for a distance of about 130m, with two eastward extensions over 100m long. Most of the pier is served by a railway. A building on the pier contained a transport office, Navy picket house, oficers waiting room and C.O. offices.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 2 August 2013.

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Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

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