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Greenock, Nicolson Street And West Shaw Street, Walker's Sugar Refinery

Sugar Refinery (19th Century)

Site Name Greenock, Nicolson Street And West Shaw Street, Walker's Sugar Refinery

Classification Sugar Refinery (19th Century)

Canmore ID 41305

Site Number NS27NE 35

NGR NS 2737 7624

NGR Description Centred NS 2737 7624

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS27NE 35 centred 2737 7624

(Location cited as NS 275 763). Walker's complex includes a very fine red-and-white-brick, 8-storey, 8-bay block as well as other smaller buildings of late 19th-century date.

J R Hume 1976.

Only surviving section is on SW corner of junction of West Shaw Street and Nicolson Street; section E of West Shaw Street demolished by date of visit.

Information from Dr M Oglethorpe (RCAHMS), 11 May 1988.


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