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Latitude: 56.4983 / 56°29'53"N
Longitude: -3.025 / 3°1'29"W
OS Eastings: 336998
OS Northings: 734497
OS Grid: NO369344
Mapcode National: GBR Z3P.8N
Mapcode Global: WH7R3.HXRP
Entry Name: Clatto Reservoir, with Sluice House, Entrance Railings and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 12 March 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 361266
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25106
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Strathmartine
Traditional County: Angus
J & A Leslie, engineers, 1874.
Near rectangular reservoir with gently sloping coursed whinstone rubble pitching or surface. On earthern mound, with central puddle. Ashlar lined overflow channel, with original sluice gate, runs from centre of S side.
SLUICE HOUSE: sited on artificial mound at head of reservoir. Circular single-storey ashlar-built structure. Block pedimented door, shuttered windows and alternate ventilator slits. Interior not seen but likely to contain original valves and to drop considerably. Conical slate roof with timber finial.
Square ashlar valve tower rises from reservoir near sluice house, with railings and probable original mechanism.
Cylindrical dome-capped rock-faced rubble gatepiers at NW of site. Flanking cast-iron barley-sugar railings to sides. Gates modern. Rubble-built coped boundary walls.
Regulates water pressure on its way from Lintrathen. Clatto "was brought into being under the Act of 1874 as an afterthought to provide adequate balancing storage".
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