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Alness Viaduct

A Category B Listed Building in Alness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6952 / 57°41'42"N

Longitude: -4.2583 / 4°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 265492

OS Northings: 869509

OS Grid: NH654695

Mapcode National: GBR H8VD.45Q

Mapcode Global: WH3D5.KVG4

Plus Code: 9C9QMPWR+3M

Entry Name: Alness Viaduct

Listing Name: Alness Railway Viaduct over River Averon or Alness

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330610

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB366

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alness

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Cromarty Firth

Parish: Alness

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Joseph Mitchell, dated 1862. Long double arched viaduct with
smaller, flanking arches over roadways running each side of
river. Coursed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Large square
buttressed and crenellated central pier and cutwater;
chamfered ashlar segmental arch rings over river and roads;
small central arch with rusticated voussoirs and carved crest
above. Coped ashlar parapet.

Statement of Interest

Crest inscribed "Fac et Spera".

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