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Latitude: 56.4773 / 56°28'38"N
Longitude: -2.9518 / 2°57'6"W
OS Eastings: 341467
OS Northings: 732093
OS Grid: NO414320
Mapcode National: GBR ZCZ.0N
Mapcode Global: WH7RB.MGK8
Plus Code: 9C8VF2GX+W7
Entry Name: Stobsmuir Water Works, Clepington Road, Dundee
Listing Name: Clepington Road and Return to Stobsmuir Road, Stobsmuir Water Works
Listing Date: 12 March 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 361311
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25141
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Maryfield
Traditional County: Angus
Rebuilt by David Baxter 1908. Near-rectangular plan concrete-roofed reservoir within castellated rubble-built boundary walls and towers. Elevation to Clepington Road: rock-faced rubble wall with ashlar coping. 2 small square-plan towers with corbelled-out castellated parapets: centre Valve House, Chart Room to right, each with central
nail-studded doors within roll - and hood-moulded architraves flanked by blind slit windows. Valve house inscribed Dundee Water Works 1845/1908. Chart Room bears arms of Dundee and has angle turrets.
S, E and W elevations: random rubble wall with ashlar coping. Small square towers with corbelled-out castellated parapets at angles and midpoints.
Reservoir concrete-roofed and turfed over. Valve house interior somewhat altered, except water level gauge.
Steel railings to Clepington Road with ashlar conical-capped gatepiers.
Dundee Water Company achieved its Act in 1845 and the works, including Stobsmuir Service Reservoir were completed in 1848. In 1869 the private company was taken over by Commissioners formed by the Magistrates and Council of the Royal Burgh of Dundee who obtained new Dundee Water Acts in 1872 and 1874.
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