NS8283 : Torwood, Water Storage Tank

taken 13 years ago, near to Torwood, Falkirk, Scotland

Torwood, Water Storage Tank
Torwood, Water Storage Tank
Known by locals as the 'Blue Pool' or 'Torwood Blue Pool' This sub-structure has been a local mystery for many years. It is actually a redundant break pressure chamber and valve house, it was built c.1910 and was part of the Grangemouth Town Council water supply from North Thirds Reservoir to the town of Grangemouth. The original Building Warrant for this is held in Falkirk Archive, Callender House, under Planning Dept/Stirling County Council/Local Authorities Group Yellow Series. Where is titled 'Quarter House Break Pressure Chamber'.

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Category: Shaft (disused)
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Flooded Air Shaft [5] Other Photos: · Brick-lined pool at Torwood ·
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 23 April, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 829 839 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:2.0177N 3:52.8513W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 828 839
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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