NS2373 : Derelict building on the Greenock Cut

taken 3 years ago, near to Chrisswell, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Derelict building on the Greenock Cut
Derelict building on the Greenock Cut
For other views, see NS2373 : Derelict building on Greenock Cut / NS2373 : Derelict building on the Greenock Cut / NS2373 : The Cut meets the Hole of Spango.

The path follows the side of a watercourse, the Greenock Cut. See LinkExternal link for an article about the cut. At this point, the path and watercourse make a turn to remain level where they cross a gorge, the NS2373 : Hole of Spango.
Greenock Cut
The Greenock Cut is an aqueduct built in the 19th century to convey water from the reservoir of Loch Thom to Greenock, for drinking water and for powering local industries. The Cut opened in 1827 and its engineer was Robert Thom. In 1845 it was supplemented by another aqueduct, the Kelly Cut, which linked Kelly Reservoir to the start of the Greenock Cut. The Cut was superseded by a tunnel in 1971 and is now a designated Ancient Monument. For more background and photographs please see the article by Thomas Nugent
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The Cut lies within the Clydemuirshiel Regional Park: please see LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2382 7379 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.4891N 4:49.2780W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2380 7380
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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