SCRCA structure 255910: Garsdale Water Troughs

SCRCA Location Introduction

The water troughs and adjacent tank house (see Structure 255900) were built in 1907 at a cost of £4,396. The troughs were 1,670 feet long and each one could hold between 5,000 and 6,000 gallons of water. The troughs were steam-heated in winter to prevent the water freezing. They were first used on the 22nd of October 1907 and, as a result of the withdrawal of steam locomotives from mainline use, they became redundant in March 1968.

Garsdale Water Troughs and associated Tank House: Context view from southwest

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Water Troughs
Location Variant
Not Applicable
Assessment status
Assessed
Current Use(s)
Demolished
Shown on a land plan?
Yes 
Construction / installation period
Unknown: The date / period of construction is not known.
Distance from London St.Pancras
255 miles and 76 chains
Position relative to running lines
Middle
Visibility
This location IS visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Difficult
Protection Category
Not Applicable - demolished or relocated
Geographic Location
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