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Hawick Streeet, Valve House

A Category C Listed Building in Clydebank Waterfront, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.892 / 55°53'31"N

Longitude: -4.384 / 4°23'2"W

OS Eastings: 251009

OS Northings: 669114

OS Grid: NS510691

Mapcode National: GBR 3M.1SJY

Mapcode Global: WH3P0.M5LF

Entry Name: Hawick Streeet, Valve House

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374153

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32276

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Clydebank Waterfront

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Circa 1900. Baronially detailed, asymmetrical
valvehouse for sewerage pumping. Red bench with yellow
sandstone dressings. L-plan with circular, castellated
tower in re-entrant angle. N-S block taller than E-W,
all with crowstepped gables and Westmoreland slate
roof. Positioned on the embankment beside the Glasgow-
Dumbarton railway line.

Statement of Interest

The Value House is on the City of Glasgow Boundary with West Dumbartonshire. It is accessed from a gate on the north side of the railway bridge on Hawick Street. The building is known locally as Yorker Castle.

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