MHG1467 - Thurso Gas Works
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Type and Period (1)
- GAS WORKS (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
(Location cited as ND 118 683). Thurso Gas Works, mid 19th century and later. An interesting complex, now closed, largely 19th century in construction with a handsome retort house with a stone-built, square-section chimney, an 8-column gas holder, and a 2-storey, 4-bay office block with an arched cart entrance.
J R Hume 1977. <1>
The location given by Hume differs from that plotted by RCAHMS. At the location given by Hume, the Gas Works appears to be depicted on the 2nd edition, with an 8-column gas holder and other buildings as described, although it is not marked as such. The site is now a car park and no trace of the buildings described by Hume are apparent. <2>-<4>
- <1> Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 196.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Caithness. Digital.
- <3> Interactive Resource: Google. Google Streetview. Digital.
- <4> Verbal Communication: Carey, G. 2010-2011. Comment by Giles Carey, HER Officer.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1170 6830 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8484 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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