NT3438 : Former pumped storage reservoir, Kirnie Law

taken 6 months ago, near to Walkerburn, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Former pumped storage reservoir, Kirnie Law
Former pumped storage reservoir, Kirnie Law
A unique piece of industrial archaeology on the ridge to Priesthope Hill.
H. Ballantyne & Sons Pumped Storage Hydro-Electric Scheme
The Category B listed remains of a pioneering pumped storage hydro-electric scheme to power mills in Walkerburn in the Tweed valley stand prominent on the Kirnie Law above the village. Construction of the scheme started in 1919, being completed three years later. Further detailed information on the scheme can be found at the British Listed Buildings site LinkExternal link with some construction photographs being located at LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Uplands  Derelict, Disused  Industry  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3483 3866 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.2265N 3:2.2081W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3484 3849
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Heather Moorland  Disused Reservoir  Coniferous Plantation  Hill Track 

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