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Bow Burn, Dam

Dam (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bow Burn, Dam

Classification Dam (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Loch Doon Storage Works; Loch Doon Reservoir; Water Of Deugh; Galloway Hydro-electric Scheme

Canmore ID 276244

Site Number NX59NE 24

NGR NX 55904 98014

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX59NE 24 55904 98014

For associated aqueduct (NX 55904 98014 to NX 54653 98426), see NX59NE 25.

Dam [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1981.

The dam was built as an element of stage II of the Galloway Hydro-electric Scheme. Together with the aqueduct NX59NE 25, it serves to control the distribution of water between the Loch Doon Reservoir (NX49NE 20) and the Water of Deugh, into which the Bow Burn flows at NX 554 977.

Together with part of the aqueduct, it fall within the area of the field-system NX59NE 9.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 October 2005.

Gibb and Partners et al. 1937.


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