Basic Site Details

Name: Kilmorack Hydro-Electric Power Station (Combined Dam and Power House)
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Kilmorack Church boring site on River Beauly?

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Power station  
Item 2 of 2Dam  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51957 Proposedper North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board's Annuarl Report for 1957, published 25 Feb 1958 - per Builder 14 Mar 1958 p517
Item 2 of 519581963Build/construction 
Item 3 of 513 June 1958 Scheme accepted'Hydro-Electric the Strathfarrar-Kilmorack area, has been confirmed by the Secretary of State...catchment area of 350 square miles in the County of Ross and Cromarty. It will use the waters of Loch Monar and Loch Beannacharan and of the Farrar and Beauly. Five dams and four generating stations...' per Builder p1108
Item 4 of 59 January 1959 Build/construction'A. A. Stuart and Sons (Glasgow) Ltd., ...given the 2 1/4 m. contract for the construction of the Aigas Dam and the Kilmorack Dam...' p78
Item 5 of 5March 1959September 1962Plans dated 


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 5Ian McKerron BeggArchitectA19581963Given as architect by Glendinning
Item 2 of 5Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectA19581963Given as architect by Glendinning
Item 3 of 5George AnnandArchitectB19591963Drawings in NMRS
Item 4 of 5James Grant ShearerArchitectB19591963Drawings in NMRS
Item 5 of 5Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceB19591963Drawings in NMRS


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Strathfarrar and Kilmorack Hydro-Electric Scheme 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp209
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p574

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder14 March 1958  'Scottish Hydro-Electric Schemes' p517
Item 2 of 4Builder13 June 1958  '14.25m. Hydro-Electric Scheme' p1108
Item 3 of 4Builder1 August 1958  '14.25m. Hydro-Electric Scheme' p206
Item 4 of 4Builder9 January 1959  'Beauly River Dams' p78

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection1950/43/1-42; 1960/21/1-12Drawings and job files