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Govan Road, Auxiliary Accumulator Tower, West End of Princes Dock

A Category C Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8561 / 55°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.2994 / 4°17'57"W

OS Eastings: 256166

OS Northings: 664936

OS Grid: NS561649

Mapcode National: GBR 09N.JH

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.X2VG

Entry Name: Govan Road, Auxiliary Accumulator Tower, West End of Princes Dock

Listing Date: 15 May 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376966

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33347

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Wm Alston, engineer, Dec 1911 (built 1912) square brick campanile tower, with tall arched recesses to each elevation, one containing arched doorway under 2 arched windows with band courses. Bold dentil cornice. Low pitched Italian roof and ball finial.

Statement of Interest

Built for the Clyde Navigation Trust to power a hydraulic coal hoist.

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