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Blackwater Dam, Navvies' Graveyard

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Blackwater Dam, Navvies' Graveyard

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Allt An Eoin Bhinn; Blackwater Reservoir, Dam, Construction Graveyard; Kinlochleven Aluminium Works

Canmore ID 79902

Site Number NN26SW 4

NGR NN 24213 60253

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/79902

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN26SW 4 24213 60253

Grave Yard [NAT] (applied to a circular area. c. 20m diameter, some 170m SSW of where Allt an Eoin Bhinn joins the River Leven).

OS 6-inch map, 1968.

Location formerly entered as NN 2427 6025.

For (associated) Blackwater Reservoir (NN 30500 60200) and dam (NN 24790 60371), see NN36SW 2 and NN26SW 3.00 respectively.

This graveyard contains the concrete grave-markers of men killed while working on the dam [NN26SW 3.00] construction in 1908.

Information RCAHMS (MMD), 18 June 1997.

Grave Yard [NAT] (applied to open rectangle at NN 24213 60253)

OS (GIS) AIB, June 2006.

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