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Latitude: 55.8233 / 55°49'23"N
Longitude: -4.0959 / 4°5'45"W
OS Eastings: 268795
OS Northings: 660883
OS Grid: NS687608
Mapcode National: GBR 3Z.601X
Mapcode Global: WH4QH.1WWN
Entry Name: Uddingston, Uddingston Viaduct
Listing Date: 3 August 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 336498
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5153
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Bothwell and Uddingston
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
1848. 3-span, segmental-arched cast-iron viaduct with 4 solid ribs per arch, tied by wrought-iron bracing, and open lattice spandrels. Bull faced red sandstone ashlar piers, with polished ashlar band course, dividing arches. Semicircular-plan cutwaters below stepped, square-plan coped piers (central cope missing upstream). Bull-faced red sandstone ashlar approach walls with 2 deep round-arched recesses upstream to W bank; coped walls above. Later, 3-span steel N-truss girder bridge with open lattice parapet and stugged red sandstone ashlar square-plan dividing piers, abutting original viaduct immediately downstream. Swept, semicircular cutwaters with polished ashlar band course; corniced piers with tall, stepped and coped block rising above parapet to each. Red sandstone ashlar approach walls with band course below plain, coped parapet.
Built by the Caledonian Railway Company to take the line from Uddingston to Glasgow. Opened in 1848.
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