Category: Blantyre Places

Cocksburn Dam Sluice

Here is a remarkable piece of functional stone architecture dating from the 1820’s with the purpose of damming the Cocks Burn immediately adjacent to Mid Letterick Farm. Just beyond Crossbasket and Greenhall, at around 10 feet tall, by 16 feet wide built of stone masonry, the dam contained a sluice mechanism to control and let […]