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Glencaple Quay

A Category C Listed Building in Nith, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0027 / 55°0'9"N

Longitude: -3.5742 / 3°34'26"W

OS Eastings: 299409

OS Northings: 568700

OS Grid: NX994687

Mapcode National: GBR 3BHL.0G

Mapcode Global: WH5WY.2J97

Entry Name: Glencaple Quay

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334959

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3807

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Caerlaverock

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Wide, square-ended quay, built mostly of
large squared red rubble blocks: curved south west corner and
south wall built of rough rubble, suggesting different
building date. North side has stone steps leading to
waterline is kept silt-free by stream. Some wooden bollards.
Modern buildings at south and at east ends.

Statement of Interest

1st quay built here in 1746. Built to accommodate ships too

large to reach Dumfries.

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