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Description: Dam, Overflow Bridge and Valve House at Catcleugh Reservoir
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239736
OS Grid Reference: NT7471303069
OS Grid Coordinates: 374713, 603069
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3210, -2.4000
NT 70 SW
7/76 Dam, overflow
bridge and valve
house at Catcleugh
Dam, overflow bridge and valve house. 1891-1904 by T. and C. Hawksley,
engineers,for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company.
Earth-filled dam with rock-faced parapet. Towards the west end the valve
house: single storey, one x 3 bays with tall segment-headed openings;
projecting eaves on close-set moulded corbels and hipped roof.
At west end overflow bridge with 5 broad shallow segmental arches. Boldly
The valve house has original machinery of 1903 by Glenfield and Kennedy of
Listing NGR: NT7471303069
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Source: English Heritage
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