NS2373 : Path beside the Greenock Cut

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

Path beside the Greenock Cut
Path beside the Greenock Cut
The path follows the side of a watercourse, and so must make some sharp turns here to remain level as it crosses the gorge of a burn.

See NS2373 : Gorge beside the Greenock Cut for a view from only a few metres ahead, looking into the gorge from the path. For a view in the opposite direction, see NS2373 : Gorge beside the Greenock Cut.
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 The Cut was superseded by a tunnel in 1971 and is now a designated Ancient Monument.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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Monday, 8 September, 2014   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 17 September, 2014
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2389 7397 [10m precision]
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