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Divie Railway Viaduct, Edinkillie

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Latitude: 57.498 / 57°29'52"N

Longitude: -3.6336 / 3°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 302192

OS Northings: 846481

OS Grid: NJ021464

Mapcode National: GBR K8DX.28N

Mapcode Global: WH5HQ.4SZW

Plus Code: 9C9RF9X8+5H

Entry Name: Divie Railway Viaduct, Edinkillie

Listing Name: Edinkillie Railway Viaduct (Divie Viaduct) over River Divie

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333068

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2189

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinkillie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Edinkillie

Traditional County: Morayshire

Tagged with: Railway bridge

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Joseph Mitchell, chief engineer, 1861-3. High 7-span
viaduct. Bull-faced rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. 7 bull-
faced rubble arch rings supported by tall piers of similar
masonry; approach causeways flanked by castellated turrets
with dummy arrow slits; octagonal crenellated end piers.
Coped parapet with mirrored plaques at centre, facing railway
Span; each arch - 45'. Height above river bed; 106' Overall
length; 477'.

Statement of Interest

Constructed for Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Plaques record Joseph Mitchell as Engineer in Chief and the

following as assistant engineers; W and M Paterson, John

Robinson, Hay, MacDowall and John Robertson. Contractor;

George Meakin, Birkenhead and John Dallas, Forres.

Foundation stone of viaduct laid by Lady Elma Bruce, 20 Oct

1861. Cost $10,231.

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