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The Glasgow, Paisley And Johnstone Canal, Causeyside Tunnel, Paisley

Tunnel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name The Glasgow, Paisley And Johnstone Canal, Causeyside Tunnel, Paisley

Classification Tunnel (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glasgow, Paisley And Ardrossan Canal; Causewayside Tunnel

Canmore ID 212807

Site Number NS46SE 492.09

NGR NS 4827 6342

NGR Description NS 4830 6342 to NS 4822 6343

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Paisley (Renfrew)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS46SE 492.09 From 4830 6342 to 4822 6343.

On its passage through Paisley this 240 foot long tunnel took the canal under Causewayside.

J Lindsay 1968.

This tunnel, taking the canal under Causeyside in the centre of Paisley, is visible on the 1st edition of the OS 1:2500 map (Renfrewshire 1864, sheet xii.2).

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 4 April 2002.


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