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Architecture Notes

Event ID 852125

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes


W R Herring, 1898-1902. Column guided gasholder, circular-plan; external framework constructed of riveted rolled steel; comprising 24 vertical posts with finials (each formerly carrying gas flame) divided into 4 tiers by horizontal tie beams; latticework bracing between. Drum-shaped steel tank to centre above 252ft diameter shaft of brick with cement mortar sunk 37ft into ground.

Historic Scotland List Description

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