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Latitude: 55.0102 / 55°0'36"N
Longitude: -4.0596 / 4°3'34"W
OS Eastings: 268390
OS Northings: 570349
OS Grid: NX683703
Mapcode National: GBR 0B2H.XR
Mapcode Global: WH4VK.MB2F
Plus Code: 9C7Q2W6R+35
Entry Name: Loch Ken Viaduct
Listing Name: Loch Ken Viaduct
Listing Date: 23 April 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350952
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17098
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Tagged with: Viaduct
Built 1861. D and E Blyth, engineers. Masonry and iron
viaduct spanning Loch Ken on curving plan. Symmetrical 7-bay
elevations with concrete flat span and masonry round-arch
spans over river banks and 3 main iron spans over water.
Masonry all rusticated bull-faced red sandstone. Drum masonry
piers linked in piers by transverse arches, support
strengthened bowed truss of double Warren type, ferrous metal
spans of 51.8 metres. To small landward spans, low masonry
parapet with metal rail above.
Also in Balmaghie Parish.
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