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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
Entry Name: Rosemount Viaduct over Upper Denburn Valley
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354522
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20076
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midstocket/Rosemount
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Wm. Boulton 1886. Segmental skew arch, bullfaced granite;
brick intrados; approaches have pinned rubble retaining
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
Carried out under Act of Parliament of 1800.
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