NX5955 : Port Macadam

near to Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Port Macadam
Port Macadam
After the river had been canalised in this area, it was decided to build a wharf. In 1836 David MacAdam, ship-broker, was authorised to build the quay to allow the loading or discharging of vessels.
Although his name is spelt with a capital A, the name of the port is not.
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Tuesday, 27 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5946 5572 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.5859N 4:11.5161W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5943 5570
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Former Docks  Canalised River 

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