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Creag-An-Arnain Railway Viaduct

A Category B Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2582 / 56°15'29"N

Longitude: -4.7095 / 4°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 232257

OS Northings: 710601

OS Grid: NN322106

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.9PZ6

Mapcode Global: WH2KS.MYKR

Entry Name: Creag-An-Arnain Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 8 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331303

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB864

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Possibly James Miller, 1891. 8 tall, round-headed arches on a gently curved plan carrying West Highland Railway. Rough-hewn stone with channelled ashlar dressings, slightly battered piers with rusticated ashlar quoins; ashlar voussoirs; chanelled intrados. Crenellated parapet with ashlar coping; pierhead die slightly proud on guttae- effect corbels. Viaduct sweeps down to low wall, pier with ashlar slab coping. High rough-hewn retaining wall runs to outer right along road.

Statement of Interest

The West Highland Railway which runs between Craigendornan and Fort William was opened in 1894. The station buildings at Arrochar and Tarbet and Ardlui are listed separately.

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