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Commemorative Pedestal, Brechin Reservoir

A Category B Listed Building in Brechin, Angus

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Latitude: 56.7478 / 56°44'51"N

Longitude: -2.6486 / 2°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 360432

OS Northings: 761980

OS Grid: NO604619

Mapcode National: GBR WX.XSZQ

Mapcode Global: WH8R8.9N0G

Plus Code: 9C8VP9X2+4H

Entry Name: Commemorative Pedestal, Brechin Reservoir

Listing Name: Brechin Reservoir Commemorative Pedestal

Listing Date: 29 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336348

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5029

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Brechin

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Brechin and Edzell

Parish: Brechin

Traditional County: Angus

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Erected to commemorate the inauguration of Brechin
reservoir in October 1874 (which was by J M Gale,
Glasgow City Water engineer). Cast-iron, pedestal with
pilastered angles, inscribed panel, ogee-domed top
faintly "Thomsonesque" in appearance, very elaborate and
delicate tall metal finial.

Statement of Interest

George Henderson was assistant engineer, William Fettis

the contractor (inscription).

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