NS3980 : A skimmer in the River Leven

taken 9 years ago, near to Jamestown, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

A skimmer in the River Leven
A skimmer in the River Leven
The stone structure shown at the centre of the photograph is more visible than usual after a period of dry weather, which had lowered the Leven's level. It is a "skimmer", directing some of the flow of the river into a lade. In this case, the lade served Dalmonach Print Works (for which, see NS3980 : Levenbank).

For other examples on the River Leven, see NS3978 : The River Leven: a skimmer and NS3981 : Lade intake near Rosshead.
River Leven (Dunbartonshire)
The River Leven (Uisge Leamhna in Gaelic) is a stretch of water in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, flowing from Loch Lomond in the North to the River Clyde in the South. The total length of the river is approximately 6 miles.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
River (from Tags)
Leven 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3955 8049 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.4277N 4:34.4300W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3955 8054
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Lade  Lade Skimmer 

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