Basic Site Details

Name: Ben Nevis Low Level Meteorological Observatory
Town, district or village: Fort William
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS say there is a reference to this in the Peddie & Kinnear handlist.

See separate entry for High Level Meteorological Observatory.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1GlentowerYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Observatory  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Achintore RoadYesAlso known as Auchintore Road
Item 2 of 2Auchintore RoadYesAlso known as Achintore Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21878  Original building?
Item 2 of 21889  Datestone on building. Rebuilding or new build?


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA1889  
Item 2 of 3George WilsonArchitectA1889  
Item 3 of 3Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1889  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect12 July 1889   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31779 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/5/1-7