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Glasgow Corporation Waterworks, Craigmaddie Allander Water Valve Chamber

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    MILNGAVIE WATER TREATMENT WORKS
  • Canmore ID
    293071
  • Site type
    VALVE HOUSE, WATER SUPPLY SITE
  • Parish
    NEW KILPATRICK (CITY OF GLASGOW)
  • Council
    DUNBARTONSHIRE
  • NGR
    NS 57334 72805
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.927088N, 4.28493W
  • Archeological notes
    NS57SE 135.19 57334 72805 This subterranean valve chamber has two sets of stairs of ten risers with distinctive railings and masonry walls leading down into the chambers from ground level. They each have 9-inch scour valves and air valves. The roof of the chamber has five arches lying perpendicular to the mains pipes. The access doors are of wood and barred with the original iron grilles. The original rooflights have been covered with concrete lids. The site is shown on a drawing entitled 'Extensions to Works Act 1885, New Main from Craigmaddie 1909, Pipe Laying Contract, Valve and Manhole Chamber and 9-inch scour pipes' courtesy of Scottish Water (Muylle Id=472). Infomation from Jelle Muylle, engineer carrying out survey of sites and structures of the Glasgow Corporation Loch Katrine Waterworks scheme for RCAHMS, Historic Scotland funded, December 2007/January 2008
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Stirlingshire, Sheet XXXII1860
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Dumbartonshire, Sheet XXIV1859
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Lanarkshire, Sheet I1858

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Stirling, Sheet 032.061860
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Dumbarton, Sheet 024.091859
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Lanark, Sheet 001.061858