Basic Site Details

Name: Conon Valley Hydro Electric Scheme, Loch Vaich Dam
Town, district or village: Contin
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Listing covers spillway towers and weir

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Conon Hydro-Electric Scheme, dam  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1July 1953October 1955Plans 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 4George AnnandArchitectAc. 19551957 
Item 2 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectAc. 19551957 
Item 3 of 4Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceAc. 19551957 
Item 4 of 4James Williamson & PartnersEngineerBc. 1957 As engineers for the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Miller, J2002The Dam Builders: Power from the Glens  p92
Item 2 of 4Payne, Peter L1988The Hydro: a Study in the Development of the Major Hydro-Eletric Scheme Undertaken by the North of Scotland Hydro-Electr   
Item 3 of 4Scottish Hydro Electric2002Power from the Glens  p10
Item 4 of 4Wood, Emma2002The Hydro Boys  p30

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architectural Heritage2003XIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2NASNSE North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board Collection NSe, NSEI, NSE2
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1950/53/1-11Drawings and job file