Digitised copy letter regarding erecting a pier at Gott Bay, undated (c.1880s). The letter outlines the troubles with constructing a pier at Gott bay, due to the force of the wind and waves particularly during the winter, as well as the high cost of estimates for the work (between £7,000 and £13,360) as well as the cost of maintenance. The writer refers to the reluctance of engineers to undertake the project, and also mentions the Report of the late Western Highlands and Islands Commission. The writer also refers to a recent accident involving a boat being upset in Gott Bay while attending on a steamer. Neither the recipient or writer is identified.

From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.


Object Details

Other Number: 1209-912-23
Normal Location: Computer file: Desktop/Digital Documents
Current Location: normal location

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