Basic Site Details

Name: Tummel Garry Hydro Electric Scheme, Pitlochry Dam and Power Station
Town, district or village: Pitlochry
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Power station, dam, and fish ladder. Part of the post-war Tummel-Garry Scheme

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Power station 15 MW hydro-electric power station
Item 2 of 2Dam  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21947  Competition
Item 2 of 21948 Design exhibitedCompetition design


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 4Harold Ogle Tarbolton  1947 Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 4Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)  1947 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 4(Sir) Alexander Gibb & Partners B19471951Consulting engineer on project
Item 4 of 4J Guthrie Brown  B19471951Partner with Sir Alexander Gibb - consulting engineer on project


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1North of Scotland Electricity 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 1Tummel Section, Tummel Hydro-Electric Power Scheme 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 10Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp671
Item 2 of 10Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp7
Item 3 of 10Liddell, Colin1993Pitlochry Heritage of a Highland District  p15, 110
Item 4 of 10Miller, J2002The Dam Builders: Power from the Glens  p42
Item 5 of 10North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board1981Tummel Valley Geo. E Findlay (Dundee) 
Item 6 of 10Payne, Peter L1988The Hydro: a Study in the Development of the Major Hydro-Eletric Scheme Undertaken by the North of Scotland Hydro-Electr  p54
Item 7 of 10RSA1948   429 (Thomson design)
Item 8 of 10RSA1975   282 (Thomson design)
Item 9 of 10Scottish Hydro Electric2002Power from the Glens  p18
Item 10 of 10Wood, Emma2002The Hydro Boys  p157-169

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47534 
Item 2 of 2NASNSE North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board Collection NSE, NSE1, NSE2