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Elderslie

Dam (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Elderslie

Classification Dam (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 283997

Site Number NS46SW 294

NGR NS 4455 6182

NGR Description 4455 6182 to 4461 6183

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

NS46SW 294 NS 4455 6182

Ongoing survey of water-related features on Old Patrick Water. Natural falls augmented by masonry Dam No 2, c 5m high at NS 4455 6182, and Dam No 3, 2m high at NS 4461 6183. On N bank below Dam No 2, surviving iron waterwheel, c 4m diameter, fed by pipe from dam. Site of Glenpatrick Distillery, c 1820-95; no trace of buildings, now private garden.

S Nisbet and G McCrae 2005

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