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South Queensferry, Port Edgar Harbour, Shed 4, Miscellaneous Stores

Magazine (20th Century), Storehouse (20th Century), Storehouse (First World War), Workshop (20th Century), Workshop (First World War)

Site Name South Queensferry, Port Edgar Harbour, Shed 4, Miscellaneous Stores

Classification Magazine (20th Century), Storehouse (20th Century), Storehouse (First World War), Workshop (20th Century), Workshop (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Hms Lochinvar

Canmore ID 136605

Site Number NT17NW 181.09

NGR NT 12369 78659

NGR Description Centred NT 1230 7865

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Dalmeny
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17NW 181.09 12369 78659

A large corrugated iron clad shed situated at the E end of the workshop area. The shed has slding doors in the W elevation with surviving standard gauge rail track entering through the W.

Internally the floor is of concrete sections and there is a narrow gauge rail system, one section running between the standard gauge rail. Most of the internal fittings survive intact including an overhead gantry crane. The corrugated iron roof is supported on 'A' frames with steel girder columns.

The official Civil Engineers plan (185/62, 12 October 1959), annotates this building as ' Misc. Stores'

Brick built magazine building about 36m to the N.

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Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

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