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Shin Railway Viaduct

A Category A Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.9241 / 57°55'26"N

Longitude: -4.401 / 4°24'3"W

OS Eastings: 257893

OS Northings: 895274

OS Grid: NH578952

Mapcode National: GBR H7HS.BTZ

Mapcode Global: WH3C4.C3J4

Plus Code: 9C9QWHFX+JJ

Entry Name: Shin Railway Viaduct

Listing Name: Shin Viaduct over Kyle of Sutherland

Listing Date: 18 March 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330482

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB279

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Creich (Highland)

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Creich (Highland)

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Description

Joseph Mitchell and Murdoch Paterson, 1867. Iron-truss
bridge with 2 tall semicircular arched approach spans at
south, and 3 at north linked by wide cast-iron lattice
girder bridge in 10 sections. Coursed rubble, tooled
rubble dressings and arched rings; tooled rubble coped
approach parapets. Some later repair rendering to arched
rings on north side.

Statement of Interest

Built 1867 for The Sutherland Railway. Polished granite

plaque on north side reads; "Erected 1867 by The

Sutherland Railway Co. mainly promoted by George Cramville

William Third Duke and Twenty-first Earl of Sutherland".

Iron portion of bridge measures 230' (70.1m) South bank

of Kyle of Sutherland in Kincardine Parish.

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