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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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