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Railway Viaduct over River Avon Near Birch-Hill

A Category B Listed Building in Upper Braes, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9888 / 55°59'19"N

Longitude: -3.6566 / 3°39'23"W

OS Eastings: 296754

OS Northings: 678552

OS Grid: NS967785

Mapcode National: GBR 1Q.VLJ0

Mapcode Global: WH5R1.SQZS

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct over River Avon Near Birch-Hill

Listing Date: 25 October 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335361

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4132

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bo'Ness and Carriden

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Upper Braes

Parish: Bo'Ness And Carriden

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Begun in 1846. Six tall arches. Rock-faced coursers;
channelled droved ashlar. Iron parapet railings.

Statement of Interest

Built for Slammanan and Bo'ness Railway which was an

extension of the Slammanan Railway (1835) and was authorised

in 1846. Part of Viaduct at SE end is in Stirling County

(Muiravonside, item 15).

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