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Rothesay oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Rothesay, County of Bute
Local authority:
Argyll and Bute


  • The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd agreed a lease in 1923 for a piece of ground at Church Lane, 119 High St. Rothesay from Andrew Blain Baird, Blacksmith as a store for motor spirit, burning, and other oils. See full record 183530 page 39
  • LEASE. - It was reported that on 30th October, 1924, lease between the Company and Mr. Andrew Blain Baird, of a piece of ground in Rothesay, 27ft. by 32ft. 6 ins., for 10 years at a rent of £12 par annum with right to the tenants to extend the period of the 1st for other 10 years at the increased rental of £14.10/- per annum for the extended. period , to be used for the purpose of storing motor spirit, burning and other oils, was executed on behalf of the Company, which was confirmed. Meeting of Directors of the Scottish Oil Agency Ltd, 4th November 1924. See full record 215265

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