Basic Site Details

Name: Embo Harbour and Pier
Town, district or village: Embo
City or county: Sutherland
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The following plans dated 1891 prepared by J Barron are held in the National Archives of Scotland

Ordnance Survey 1 inch map (Sheet 103), marked with proposed harbour at Embo
Plan and sections of proposed pier at Embo.

Note The Buildings of Scotland - Highland and Islands dates the pier as 1896 which may relate to its completion

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Pier  
Item 2 of 2Harbour  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11894   


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 1James BarronEngineer 1891  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp578

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of ScotlandPublic Records of ScotlandRHP5220 Archival history Agriculture and Fisheries Department for Scotland (AF)