NS3778 : Carman Reservoir: valve tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Carman Reservoir: valve tower
Carman Reservoir: valve tower
A sluice would have been controlled from here. See NS3778 : Carman Reservoir: embankment for context and background details, and NS3778 : Carman Reservoir for much more information about the reservoir's formation and history.

The NS3779 : Millburn Muir transmitter can be seen in the background.
Carman Reservoir

See Link (in a Geograph article) for further information. The reservoir, which was officially opened in 1886, is now disused; there is a trout fishery based alongside it. Carman Reservoir was created by damming and enlarging an existing Carman Loch, which was itself artificial: the loch had been created in connection with the nearby Millburn Works; it was also occasionally used for curling.

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Date Taken
Friday, 9 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Water resources 
Place (from Tags)
Carman Reservoir 
Former (from Tags)
Reservoir 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3795 7873 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.4476N 4:35.9036W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3795 7871
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