Keys to the Past

Dam, overflow bridge and valve house at Catcleugh Reservoir (Rochester and Byrness)

The dam, overflow bridge and valve house were built by T and C Hawksley for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company between 1899 and 1904. The controlled the flow of water from Catcleugh Reservoir. These are Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law.

Reference number:N56
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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