Granton Gas Works

Further Information


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Mr Herring wrote two books on the Gas Works:

The first of these is a good general description. The second is recommended only if you are very interested!

There is also information on the Gas Works in the following book:

Title Author Publisher Date ISBN
Stranger on the Shore James Gracie Argyll Publishing 2003 1902831535


You may also wish to look at:

This article is a report on recent research, and includes plans and photographs. Click on 'view pdf' on the linked page to read the document.


W R Herring patented various improvements to gas manufacture, both before and during his time with the Edinburgh and Leith Corporations Gas Commissioners.

These links are to the US patents, but some were also the subject of patents in Great Britain.

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