Basic Site Details

Name: Shin Hydro Electric Scheme, Lairg Power Station and Dam
Town, district or village: Invershin
City or county: Sutherland
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21956 Build/constructionre: Hydro-Electric Board Annual Report (1956) - 'work at the ...Shin....power station(s) progressed well during the year, and in most cases had reached the plant erection stage.' per Builder 8 March 1957, p481
Item 2 of 219581960Build/construction 


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 4George AnnandArchitectA1958  
Item 2 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectA1958  
Item 3 of 4Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceA1958  
Item 4 of 4George Wimpey & Co LtdBuilderB19591960As engineer and contractor


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Beaton, Elizabeth1995Sutherland An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p19
Item 2 of 6Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp588
Item 3 of 6Miller, J2002The Dam Builders: Power from the Glens  p105
Item 4 of 6Payne, Peter L1988The Hydro: a Study in the Development of the Major Hydro-Eletric Scheme Undertaken by the North of Scotland Hydro-Electr   
Item 5 of 6Scottish Hydro Electric2002Power from the Glens   
Item 6 of 6Wood, Emma2002The Hydro Boys  p112-113

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Heritage2003XIV  
Item 2 of 2Builder8 March 1957  p434

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51710 
Item 2 of 3NASNSE North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board Collection NSE, NSE1, NSE2
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA/1950/14/54-56