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Greenock, East Hamilton Street, James Watt Dock

Culvert (19th Century)

Site Name Greenock, East Hamilton Street, James Watt Dock

Classification Culvert (19th Century)

Canmore ID 320554

Site Number NS27NE 412

NGR NS 29940 75530

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Inverclyde
  • Parish Greenock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Inverclyde
  • Former County Renfrewshire


Watching Brief (9 March 2011 - 7 September 2011)

NS 2994 7553 A watching brief was undertaken on 9 March 2011 during ground-breaking works at James Watt Dock. The site had been identified as being archaeologically sensitive and potentially contained earlier dock features/surfaces and pre-industrial archaeological remains. The small area of ground-breaking works that was monitored revealed a brick constructed culvert that contained a number of cast-iron pipes and modern cables. This culvert was considered to be part of the 1870's dock construction. No other significant archaeological finds or features were recorded.

Archive: RCAHMS

Funder: James Watt Dock LLP

Headland Archaeology Ltd, 2011

Information also reported in Oasis (headland1-109532) 17 February 2012


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