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Almond Aqueduct, Union Canal

A Category A Listed Building in East Livingston and East Calder, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9203 / 55°55'13"N

Longitude: -3.434 / 3°26'2"W

OS Eastings: 310481

OS Northings: 670622

OS Grid: NT104706

Mapcode National: GBR KFW2.3PS

Mapcode Global: WH6SP.7G18

Plus Code: 9C7RWHC8+4C

Entry Name: Almond Aqueduct, Union Canal

Listing Name: Union Canal, Almond Aqueduct, River Almond at Lin's Mill

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365125

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27793

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Union Canal, Almond Aqueduct
Union Canal,Lin's Mill Aqueduct,575m SW of Clifton Hall
Lin's Mill Aqueduct
Almond Aqueduct at Lin's Mill

ID on this website: 200365125

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: East Livingston and East Calder

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Stone bridge Arch bridge Aqueduct Navigable aqueduct

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Hugh Baird, engineer, circa 1820. 5 tall semi-circular arches supported on battered rock-faced piers. Dressed voussoirs. Coursed stone parapet with ashlar string course at base; ashlar coping. Iron parapet railings broken by piers rising as square, coped, ashlar dies between railings.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Ancient Monument, No 3000.

The Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal was built between 1818-1820, designed by Hugh Baird. The aqueduct is partly in West Lothian.

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