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Riddings Junction Viaduct, over Liddel Water

A Category A Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0717 / 55°4'17"N

Longitude: -2.9242 / 2°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 341084

OS Northings: 575634

OS Grid: NY410756

Mapcode National: GBR 890S.QR

Mapcode Global: WH7Z4.1STC

Entry Name: Riddings Junction Viaduct, over Liddel Water

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334592

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3533

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward/Division: Longtown & Rockcliffe

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

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Description

Built 1864. Railway viaduct, now disused. 9 unusually
sharply-skewed depressed arches carrying single track over
Liddel Water. Bull-nosed red ashlar with narrow cutwaters,
bands at imposts, channelled voussoirs, channelling continued
diagonally along soffits. Brick parapets with concrete coping
slabs and iron handrails not original.

Statement of Interest

Built by the North British Railway.

Riddings Junction-Langholm line opened 18.4.1864 and closed

18.9.1967.

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