Cuilhill Canal Basin

Location type

Place

Name and dates

Cuilhill Canal Basin (1843-1952)

Opened on the Drumpeller Railway.

Description

This canal basin was located on the Monkland Canal at Cuilhill Gullet. From the south, it was approached by the mineral Drumpeller Railway and the location was a transshipment point.

The line approached the basin on a viaduct, the depot was located on an island on the canal.

The basin was out of use around 1900 and the canal closed in 1952.

Drumpellier is sometimes spelled Drumpellar or even Drumpeller.

Tags

Canal basin Sidings

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
07/08/2020


Dates

  /07/1883Drumpeller Railway
Northern part of the railway to Cuilhill Canal Basin out of use.