Today, I created a 3D Google Earth model of the proposed Carrach Wind Farm. Angus Council has just recommended that this development goes ahead immediately adjacent to Balintore Castle. I find it almost inconceivable that planners want to do this to a Grade A listed building that is currently being saved as for the nation.
You can find the model here:
You will have to install Google Earth on your PC to view it: this software will allow you to "fly" between selected viewpoints.
You can download the software here:
One such selected view is given below. Tragically, Balintore Castle would have a grandstand view of all 9 turbines dominating the skyline.
|Carrach Wind-Farm turbines as they would appear on Balintore Castle skyline|