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Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen

A Category B Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Latitude: 57.1481 / 57°8'53"N

Longitude: -2.1085 / 2°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 393532

OS Northings: 806360

OS Grid: NJ935063

Mapcode National: GBR S9Z.TJ

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.LL5K

Plus Code: 9C9V4VXR+6H

Entry Name: Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen

Listing Name: Rosemount Viaduct over Upper Denburn Valley

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354522

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20076

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Midstocket/Rosemount

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Tagged with: Viaduct

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Wm. Boulton 1886. Segmental skew arch, bullfaced granite;
brick intrados; approaches have pinned rubble retaining

Statement of Interest

These engineering works form the skeleton round which the

present city centre has evolved. They are bold and

imaginative examples of town planning in early times and of

considerable historic interest on this account and by reason

of the extensive use of the modern flyover principle; that

at Marischal Street is of especial importance anticipating

Edinburgh South Bridge by nineteen years.

Within Aberdeen Art Gallery unexecuted plans for Union Bridge

by Sir John Rennie, David Hamilton of Glasgow and James Young

of London (1800) Telford had proposed 150' span (drawing

dated 3rd February 1802)

Line of street suggested by Abercrombie in report of 30th

April 1796.

Carried out under Act of Parliament of 1800.

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