Great Glen Project

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The Great Glen Project was a geological study of the crustal movement across the Great Glen. Around 15 pillars, both Hotine and Vanessa, were constructed. The pillars have flush brackets, but are not shown on OS maps.[1]

Great Glen Project stations
Trig Name TP:UK FB # County/UA 1:50k Grid Ref Easting Northing Height Notes
Great Glen Project Station B TP10129 11283 Highland 35 Unknown Station B has never been found, and it is unknown whether it was ever actually built.
Great Glen Project Station D TP10130 11865 Highland 35 Unknown Station D has never been found, and it is unknown whether it was ever actually built.
Great Glen Project Station E TP7449 11873 Highland 35 NH 34833 10630 Hotine pillar, behind large rock on edge of fire-break.
Great Glen Project Station F TP7448 11884 Highland 35 NH 35705 11104 Hotine pillar, easy walk from Station P, visible from both P and G.
Great Glen Project Station G TP7446 11868 Highland 35 NH 36562 10071 Vanessa pillar, near summit of tussocky small knoll.
Great Glen Project Station H TP7461 11872 Highland 35 NH 35581 09575 Vanessa pillar, on slope in dense woodland. Originally had views to E, F, G, J and Q.
Great Glen Project Station I TP7463 NONE Highland 35 NH 37944 09612 Vanessa pillar, surrounded by gorse.
Great Glen Project Station J / Torr a' Choiltreich TP6536 10694 Highland 35 NH 36921 07554 236920.94 807553.81 117.576 Hotine pillar, easily accessed via new track for pylons.
Great Glen Project Station K / Tomamhoid TP7381 11867 Highland 35 NH 38661 08010 Vanessa pillar, easily accessed with tarmac plug.
Great Glen Project Station L TP7445 11870 Highland 35 NH 37068 06002 Hotine pillar, rock and grass summit.
Great Glen Project Station M TP7443 11881 Highland 35 NH 38925 06154 Vanessa pillar, rocky summit accessed from north-east.
Great Glen Project Station N TP7442 11871 Highland 35 NH 38245 04183 Hotine pillar, rough grassy slope.
Great Glen Project Station O TP7444 11882 Highland 35 NH 39289 05153 Hotine pillar, rough grassy slope. N is close nearby.
Great Glen Project Station P TP7447 NONE Highland 35 NH 36709 10896 Vanessa pillar, normally accessed from Station G.
Great Glen Project Station Q TP7462 NONE Highland 35 NH 37453 08915 Vanessa pillar, most of the surrounding gorse has been cleared. Close to road but behind electric fences.
  1. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/818929