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Latitude: 55.0844 / 55°5'3"N
Longitude: -3.6097 / 3°36'34"W
OS Eastings: 297344
OS Northings: 577846
OS Grid: NX973778
Mapcode National: GBR 397N.95
Mapcode Global: WH5WJ.JG9K
Plus Code: 9C7R39MR+Q4
Entry Name: Martinton Bridge
Listing Name: Martinton Bridge (Railway Viaduct over River Nith)
Listing Date: 26 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334987
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3832
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Lochar
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Tagged with: Bridge
Dumfries-Closeburn line, John Miller Engineer, opened
15.10.1849. Railway viaduct carrying double tracks; 3 wide,
skewed segmental arches over River Nith, 7 smaller arches on
low north bank, narrow round-headed pedestrian archway to
south. All built of red sandstone; wide arches, channelled
bullfaced ashlar, piers with cutwaters; rusticated voissoirs,
outer pilaster strips linked by continuous string; iron
handrail. Smaller arches to north built of squared rubble,
with ashlar dressings and band below parapets.
Also in Holywood Parish.
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