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Loch Ken Viaduct

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350952

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17098

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

Tagged with: Viaduct

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Also in Balmaghie Parish.

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