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Bearsden, 58 Milngavie Road, Electricity Sub Station

Electricity Sub Station (Modern), Public Hall (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Site Name Bearsden, 58 Milngavie Road, Electricity Sub Station

Classification Electricity Sub Station (Modern), Public Hall (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Public Hall; Bearsden, Tramway Substation; Milngavie Tramway; Kessington Road; Kessington Hall

Canmore ID 243042

Site Number NS57SE 120

NGR NS 55024 71463

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Dunbartonshire
  • Parish New Kilpatrick (Bearsden And Milngavie)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Bearsden And Milngavie
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS57SE 120 5503 7147

(Location cited as NS 551 715). Tramway Substation, built 1924. A 1-storey and basement, 3-by-7-bay, red-sandstone rubble building, with turrets on 3 of the 4 corners. Originally housed two 500kw rotary converters to supply the Milngavie tram route, now a public hall.

J R Hume 1976.


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