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Railway Embankment, Priestcrown Wood, Durisdeer

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.3241 / 55°19'26"N

Longitude: -3.8094 / 3°48'33"W

OS Eastings: 285288

OS Northings: 604828

OS Grid: NS852048

Mapcode National: GBR 16VW.28

Mapcode Global: WH5V8.GF6T

Plus Code: 9C7R85FR+J6

Entry Name: Railway Embankment, Priestcrown Wood, Durisdeer

Listing Name: Priestcrown Wood Railway Embankment

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335046

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3879

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Durisdeer

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Closeburn-New Cumnock line, John Miller engineer, opened
28.10.1850. Railway embankment built above curved stretch of
roadway. Stugged red ashlar with bull-faced coping slabs.
Main wall sweeps upward from outer ends and is supported by
close-spaced shallow-battered tall plain buttresses, these
stepped below main coping - lower, steeply-battered
buttressing fills most intermediate spaces.

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