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Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct

A Category A Listed Building in Caol and Mallaig, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.8763 / 56°52'34"N

Longitude: -5.4316 / 5°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 190986

OS Northings: 781349

OS Grid: NM909813

Mapcode National: GBR DBZJ.SYM

Mapcode Global: WH0D8.JFQD

Plus Code: 9C8PVHG9+G8

Entry Name: Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct

Listing Name: Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct over River Finnan

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330517

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB310

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arisaig and Moidart

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Caol and Mallaig

Parish: Arisaig And Moidart

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Opened 1901; long 21 arched concrete viaduct built on curve. Thicker pylons flank centre portion of continuous semi-circular arch rings. 416 yards (380 m) long.

Statement of Interest

The longest concrete viaduct in Scotland. West Highland Extension Railway opened from Ft William to Mallaig in 1901.

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