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Foyers, Inverness-shire

Foyers, Inverness-shire

Foyers is a village in Inverness-shire, situated on the east shore of Loch Ness. 

Since the late 19th century, water courses near Foyers have been harnessed to provide hydroelectricity. British Aluminium Company built its first hydro-powered aluminium smelter at Foyers in 1896. 

 

Title: Foyers, Inverness-shire
Record Type: Locations
Gaelic Name: Foithir
Grid Ref Easting: 250090
Grid Ref Northing: 820980
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 120727