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Bridge, Castlecary

A Category C Listed Building in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9814 / 55°58'53"N

Longitude: -3.9453 / 3°56'43"W

OS Eastings: 278718

OS Northings: 678198

OS Grid: NS787781

Mapcode National: GBR 1C.W1MK

Mapcode Global: WH4PS.CXHG

Plus Code: 9C7RX3J3+HV

Entry Name: Bridge, Castlecary

Listing Name: Castlecary, Putlock Bridge, Former Road Bridge over Red Burn

Listing Date: 24 August 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338355

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6682

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cumbernauld

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Cumbernauld North

Parish: Cumbernauld

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

18th century. Single-span, depressed arch former roadbridge over Red Burn. Tooled and margined sandstone ashlar, collapsing in places revealing rubble core. Putlock holes at springing point of intrados. No parapet; remains of road substructure at approaches.

Statement of Interest

The bridge is situated almost immediately under the Castlecary railway viaduct, and is in a dilapidated condition (1994) having long ceased to function as a roadbridge.

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