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Castle Douglas oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Crossmichael, County of Kirkcudbright
Local authority:
Dumfries and Galloway


  • Listed among “proposed depots to be extended” in minutes of Scottish Oil Agency 14th April 1919. See 215765 page 156
  • Scottish Oil Agency Ltd signed agreement with LMS Railway for pipeline facilities at Castle Douglas depot in 1927. See full record 183530 page 79
  • Lease of ground 100 x 70 ft and access road, near Castle Douglas station, dated 1927, to be used as a depot for motor spirit, burning, and other oils. Reference to use of ex-Shell depot office at Oakwell Road, Castle Douglas in front of the SOA depot. See full record 183530 page 91

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