Inchindown, Royal Navy Fuel Tanks

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Alternative Names Inchindoun; Invergordon Oil Fuel Depot
Site Type OIL STORAGE TANK(S) (20TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 173294
Site Number NH67SE 57
NGR NH 68832 74492
Council HIGHLAND
Parish ROSSKEEN
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District ROSS AND CROMARTY
Former County ROSS AND CROMARTY
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NH 68832 74492 and NH 69021 74606

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Digital Images

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RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of switchgear equipment at entrance to piping tunnel. DP065148 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065148 Interior, detail of switchgear equipment at entrance to piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior view of piping tunnel from entrance are showing bunker oil heaters. DP065149 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065149 Interior view of piping tunnel from entrance are showing bunker oil heaters.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of abandoned equipment near the entrance to the piping tunnel. DP065150 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065150 Interior, detail of abandoned equipment near the entrance to the piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view of chamber at entrance to piping tunnel. DP065147 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065147 Interior, view of chamber at entrance to piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of ancilliary water tank with sluice. DP065146 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065146 Detail of ancilliary water tank with sluice.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from NW of small covered reservoir. DP065143 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065143 View from NW of small covered reservoir.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of corrugated iron cover to water tank showing access hatches. DP065144 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065144 Detail of corrugated iron cover to water tank showing access hatches.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of small flow control tank below main tank. DP065145 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065145 Detail of small flow control tank below main tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior of valve and winch gear chamber. DP065151 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065151 Interior of valve and winch gear chamber.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior showing small winch gear and bottom of oil guage. DP065152 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065152 Interior showing small winch gear and bottom of oil guage.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view within access tunnel. DP065157 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065157 Interior, view within access tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, within access tunnel, Mr Allan Kilpatrick (RCAHMS) and Mr Matt Ritchie (Forestry Commission) exitiing. DP065158 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065158 Interior, within access tunnel, Mr Allan Kilpatrick (RCAHMS) and Mr Matt Ritchie (Forestry Commission) exitiing.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, within access tunnel, Mr Allan Kilpatrick (RCAHMS) and Mr Matt Ritchie (Forestry Commission) exitiing. DP065159 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065159 Interior, within access tunnel, Mr Allan Kilpatrick (RCAHMS) and Mr Matt Ritchie (Forestry Commission) exitiing.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view to end of piping tunnel. DP065156 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065156 Interior, view to end of piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view to end of piping tunnel. DP065155 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065155 Interior, view to end of piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of lower portion of sample oil guage within an access chamber. DP065153 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065153 Interior, detail of lower portion of sample oil guage within an access chamber.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of valve and access chamber showing of valve gear and pipes from main tanks. DP065154 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065154 Interior, detail of valve and access chamber showing of valve gear and pipes from main tanks.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of portal for the piping tunnel. DP065142 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065142 Detail of portal for the piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography General view from SSE of the portal to the piping tunnel. DP065141 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065141 General view from SSE of the portal to the piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of the entrance to the access tunnel. DP065129 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065129 Detail of the entrance to the access tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of the entrance to the access tunnel. DP065130 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065130 Detail of the entrance to the access tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography General view from SSE of access tunnel portal. DP065131 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065131 General view from SSE of access tunnel portal.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography General view from SSE of access tunnel portal. DP065128 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065128 General view from SSE of access tunnel portal.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SE of electricity generating sub-station building showing surviving camouflage pattern DP065127 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065127 View from SE of electricity generating sub-station building showing surviving camouflage pattern  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior view of main piping tunnel. SC1152598 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
SC1152598 Interior view of main piping tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SW of electricity generating sub-station building showing surviving camouflage pattern . DP065126 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065126 View from SW of electricity generating sub-station building showing surviving camouflage pattern .  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SSE of ancilliary building. DP065132 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065132 View from SSE of ancilliary building.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SW of ancilliary building. DP065133 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065133 View from SW of ancilliary building.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from NW of sub-divided small concrete tank. DP065138 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065138 View from NW of sub-divided small concrete tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SSW of ancilliary building above tunnels. DP065139 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065139 View from SSW of ancilliary building above tunnels.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from SW of ancilliary structures SW of the tunnels. DP065140 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065140 View from SW of ancilliary structures SW of the tunnels.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail from SW showing stone revetting to the W of service tunnel. DP065137 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065137 Detail from SW showing stone revetting to the W of service tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of top of ventilation shaft of underground access tunnel chamber showing louvred openings. DP065136 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065136 Detail of top of ventilation shaft of underground access tunnel chamber showing louvred openings.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from NW of water tank. DP065134 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065134 View from NW of water tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail from WSW showing wall construction and outflow pipe of water tank. DP065135 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065135 Detail from WSW showing wall construction and outflow pipe of water tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view of access alcove with exit pipes from one of the main oil tanks.  In addition a plaque commemorating the completion in 1941. DP065160 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065160 Interior, view of access alcove with exit pipes from one of the main oil tanks. In addition a plaque commemorating the completion in 1941.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of dated commemorative plaque on main oil tank. DP065161 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065161 Interior, detail of dated commemorative plaque on main oil tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View in service tunnel of RCAHMS staff member Ian Anderson. DP069146 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069146 Interior. View in service tunnel of RCAHMS staff member Ian Anderson.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View in stone cut section of the service tunnel of RCAHMS staff member Ian Anderson. DP069147 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069147 Interior. View in stone cut section of the service tunnel of RCAHMS staff member Ian Anderson.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of tank 6, showing details of the system of heating elements DP101211 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101211 Interior. View of tank 6, showing details of the system of heating elements  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of upper part of rock-cut part of tunnel. DP069145 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069145 Interior. Detail of upper part of rock-cut part of tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of metal gaskets for pipes with graffiti covered wall. DP069144 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069144 Interior. Detail of metal gaskets for pipes with graffiti covered wall.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of back plate for oil pipes with trolley. DP069142 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069142 Interior. Detail of back plate for oil pipes with trolley.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of cleasing access pipe chamber to tank no.5. DP069143 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069143 Interior. Detail of cleasing access pipe chamber to tank no.5.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of tank 6, showing details of the system of heating elements DP101212 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101212 Interior. View of tank 6, showing details of the system of heating elements  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 1 and 2 DP101213 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101213 Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 1 and 2  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Details of SW end of tank 1, showing the 18-inch diameter swing arm pipe through which the oil entered and exited the tank. Also visible are the heating elements still in situ DP101218 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101218 Interior. Details of SW end of tank 1, showing the 18-inch diameter swing arm pipe through which the oil entered and exited the tank. Also visible are the heating elements still in situ  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of the ceiling at the SW end of tank 1, showing the location of the access platform and to the left is the  dipping hole marked by a smear of oil on the ceiling. DP101219 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101219 Interior. View of the ceiling at the SW end of tank 1, showing the location of the access platform and to the left is the dipping hole marked by a smear of oil on the ceiling.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View from the SW end of tank 1. Visible at the far end, is a figure of a man, demonstrating the scale and size of  tank 1 DP101220 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101220 Interior. View from the SW end of tank 1. Visible at the far end, is a figure of a man, demonstrating the scale and size of tank 1  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of tank 1 from the NE end. The dismantled heating elements are propped up against the tank walls DP101217 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101217 Interior. View of tank 1 from the NE end. The dismantled heating elements are propped up against the tank walls  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 5 and 6, at the point where the tunnel turns 90 degrees to the left. DP101216 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101216 Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 5 and 6, at the point where the tunnel turns 90 degrees to the left.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of service tunnel beside the access to tank 2 DP101214 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101214 Interior. View of service tunnel beside the access to tank 2  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 5 and 6, at the point where the tunnel turns 90 degrees to the left. DP101215 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP101215 Interior. View of the service tunnel between tanks 5 and 6, at the point where the tunnel turns 90 degrees to the left.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View through exit pipes to interior of oil tank no.5. DP069141 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069141 Interior. View through exit pipes to interior of oil tank no.5.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of brickwork alterations in main tunnel. DP069140 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069140 Interior. Detail of brickwork alterations in main tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Detail of small sign on electricty supply pole. DP065167 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065167 Detail of small sign on electricty supply pole.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of main oil pipe to tank. DP069129 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069129 Interior. Detail of main oil pipe to tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of main oil pipe to tank. DP069130 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069130 Interior. Detail of main oil pipe to tank.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, detail of access tunnel roof lighting fixture. DP065166 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065166 Interior, detail of access tunnel roof lighting fixture.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior view back to entrance of access tunnel. DP065165 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065165 Interior view back to entrance of access tunnel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior, view through exit pipe in end wall of one of the main oil tanks. DP065162 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065162 Interior, view through exit pipe in end wall of one of the main oil tanks.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior showing detail of pipe end plate and view into one of the main oil tanks, Royal Naval Fuel Tanks, Inchindown. DP065163 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP065163 Interior showing detail of pipe end plate and view into one of the main oil tanks, Royal Naval Fuel Tanks, Inchindown.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of main valve wheel. DP069131 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069131 Interior. Detail of main valve wheel.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of shaft metal ladder to top of tank number 5. DP069132 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069132 Interior. Detail of shaft metal ladder to top of tank number 5.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View from top platform looking down into tank No.5 showing some of the heating elements. DP069137 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069137 Interior. View from top platform looking down into tank No.5 showing some of the heating elements.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of corrugated iron replacemnt door leading to tank access. DP069138 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069138 Interior. Detail of corrugated iron replacemnt door leading to tank access.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of main tunnel showing brick work. DP069139 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069139 Interior. View of main tunnel showing brick work.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail in chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5 showing remains of fixings. DP069136 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069136 Interior. Detail in chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5 showing remains of fixings.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5. DP069135 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069135 Interior. View of chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. Detail of oil gauge on side of shft. DP069133 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069133 Interior. Detail of oil gauge on side of shft.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography Interior. View of chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5. DP069134 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP069134 Interior. View of chamber at top of shaft leading to Tank No.5.  RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography  RCAHMS 
RCAHMS Aerial Photography Digital Oblique aerial view of Inchindown oil storage site, showing buildings on the surface, filter beds, square water reservoir and a trackway running from middle to top of photograph which ran between the two tunnel portals and to the spoil heap at the top of the image, taken from the ENE. DP092198 Copyright RCAHMSview larger image
DP092198 Oblique aerial view of Inchindown oil storage site, showing buildings on the surface, filter beds, square water reservoir and a trackway running from middle to top of photograph which ran between the two tunnel portals and to the spoil heap at the top of the image, taken from the ENE.  RCAHMS Aerial Photography Digital  RCAHMS 
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