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Earthenware junction unit from the elaborately engineered water system at Glenluce Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway, dating from the 1400s. This pipework lay approximately 600mm below the current ground level; part of it can still be seen on the site. Fresh water was conducted by gravity from springs on the nearby hillside through the pipes to the Abbey
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12th Century
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GLN001

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