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Dumbarton Distillery View from W showing part of WNW front

SC 549328

Description Dumbarton Distillery View from W showing part of WNW front

Date 1978

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 549328

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Dumbarton Distillery, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire This large complex was built by Hiram Walker and Sons (Scotland) Ltd just before World War II to make grain whisky for blending into Ballantine's scotch whisky. The whisky still was built to an American design by Blairs of Glasgow. This view shows the distillery from the north west. The buildings are all steel-framed, and clad in terra-cotta brick. The tallest section, on the left, houses the still. Cooling water is drawn from the tidal river. This distillery was built on the site of Archibald MacMillan's shipyard, whose shipbuilding rights were extinguished in the mid 1930s by National Shipbuilders Security, a company formed to reduce shipbuilding capacity in the United Kingdom. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H78/178/16


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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