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Clyde Defences, Cloch Point Battery, Reservoir

Reservoir (20th Century), Reservoir (Second World War), Reservoir (First World War)

Site Name Clyde Defences, Cloch Point Battery, Reservoir

Classification Reservoir (20th Century), Reservoir (Second World War), Reservoir (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Underheugh Cottage

Canmore ID 331671

Site Number NS27NW 21.04

NGR NS 20944 75395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (3 July 2013)

A file in the National Archives dated September 1915 (The National Archives WO78/5185) shows a location map, site plan and a series of cross sections for a dam and reservoir to supply water to the Cloch Point Battery. The reservoir still exists.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 3 July 2013.


Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.


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