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Gorbals Water Works, Waulkmill, Workmens' Houses

Dwelling (Period Unassigned), Waterworks (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gorbals Water Works, Waulkmill, Workmens' Houses

Classification Dwelling (Period Unassigned), Waterworks (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Barrhead Reservoirs; Balgray Reservoir Complex

Canmore ID 292097

Site Number NS55NW 146.45

NGR NS 52380 58300

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Eastwood (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS55NW 146.45 52350 58220

See NS55NW 146.00 for history and description of Gorbals Gravitational Waterworks

This single-storey, pitched-roof, double cottage constructed in the early 1950s provided living accommodation for two families. Each symmetrical cottage had two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, larder and bathroom. These dwellings are now private property.

Infomation from Jelle Muylle, engineer carrying out survey of sites and structures of Gorbals Waterworks for RCAHMS, Historic Scotland funded, December 2007.


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