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Camperdown Dock, Dundee Harbour, Dundee

A Category A Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4633 / 56°27'48"N

Longitude: -2.9538 / 2°57'13"W

OS Eastings: 341322

OS Northings: 730540

OS Grid: NO413305

Mapcode National: GBR ZCS.8D

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.LTM0

Plus Code: 9C8VF27W+8F

Entry Name: Camperdown Dock, Dundee Harbour, Dundee

Listing Name: Camperdown Dock

Listing Date: 2 November 1989

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361042

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24923

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361042

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Dock

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Description

Charles Ower 1857, opened 1865, converting James Leslie's unfinished tide harbour, begun 1833, to a wet dock of 8.5 acres. Rougly rectangular, with sea entrance at chamfered SE angle: access to Victoria Dock in E wall. Depth 18 feet, entrance width 54 feet. Quayage 2,425 feet of Kingoodie ashlar with capstans and other dockside furniture.

Floating steel caisson dock gate at entrance doubles as bridge.

Statement of Interest

Delayed by litigation with contractors. Now primarily used for timber and scrap metal berths.

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