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Tongland Power Station, Surge Tower

Surge Tower (20th Century)

Site Name Tongland Power Station, Surge Tower

Classification Surge Tower (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Tongland Works; Tongland Tunnel, Surge Tower, Tongland Aqueduct; River Dee; Galloway Hydro-electric Scheme

Canmore ID 276050

Site Number NX65SE 86.01

NGR NX 69540 53605

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Tongland
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX65SE 86.01 69540 53605

For Tongland Tunnel or Aqueduct (NX 7012 5458 to NX 6951 5356), see NX75SW 43.

Tongland power station, surge tower etc: Wm. Taylor and Son (Glasgow) Ltd.

Tongland, rack cleaning machine: Blakeborough and Co. Ltd.

Anon. 1934 [`Galloway Water Power Scheme¿].

This structure forms a component of Tongland Tunnel or Aqueduct (NX75SW 43), and so of the Galloway Hydro-Electric Scheme.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 October 2005.


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