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96 Byron Street Lawton Reservoir (Original Covered Reservoir, Cottage, Railings and Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4722 / 56°28'19"N

Longitude: -2.991 / 2°59'27"W

OS Eastings: 339044

OS Northings: 731554

OS Grid: NO390315

Mapcode National: GBR Z7J.NH

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.0LZ7

Entry Name: 96 Byron Street Lawton Reservoir (Original Covered Reservoir, Cottage, Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 12 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361204

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25062

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Coldside

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

J and A Leslie 1873. 2-aisle coursed and squared rubble-built covered reservoir. Later concrete-roofed turf-covered reservoir added to S with small harled valve house.

RESERVOIR: N elevation 5-bay, S elevation 3-bay, side elevations 2-bay, alternatively of shutterd windows and ventilator slits. Gables have louvred oculi, consoled skewputts and flat-topped finials. Twin gabled slate roofs. Ventilator caps missing. Windows 9-paned casements (but permanently shuttered).

INTERIOR: timber roof trusses on cast-iron columns. Valley beam replaced by steel girder. Ashlar sides to reservoir with railings, original inlet valves and overflow pipes. Post-war square harled pyramidal-roofed valve house for extension to reservoir. Cast-ron barley-sugar railings and gates. Low boundary walls.

Symmetrical single-storey 3-bay cottage with margined windows and door. Slate roof, gable-end stacks. Sash and case windows, 4-pane glazing pattern.

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