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Latitude: 55.046 / 55°2'45"N
Longitude: -3.6062 / 3°36'22"W
OS Eastings: 297472
OS Northings: 573568
OS Grid: NX974735
Mapcode National: GBR 3B82.2Y
Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.KFZH
Entry Name: Kingholm Quay
Listing Date: 26 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334982
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3827
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Nith
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Rebuilt circa 1836-40. Long quay built along east bank of
River Nith; pier projects at north, and harbour inlet formed
alongside; long south face forms bank. All built of neatly-
coursed, large red ashlar blocks. Steps to waterside on both
pier and inlet. Cast-iron and timber bollards. Stream
entering inlet from north intended to prevent silting.
Built as a port for Dumfries, formerly with customs house
and warehouses. Disused since 1939; harbour inlet now partly
silted, but used by pleasure craft Brick transit sheds built
on quay not included in listing.
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