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Belmont Street Belmont Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8776 / 55°52'39"N

Longitude: -4.2796 / 4°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 257485

OS Northings: 667283

OS Grid: NS574672

Mapcode National: GBR 0FD.KS

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7JCJ

Entry Name: Belmont Street Belmont Bridge

Listing Date: 20 May 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373683

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32182

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1870. Single span depressed arch bridge high over
River Kelvin. Stugged ashlar, polished ashlar voussoirs
and parapet; bull-faced lower work at approach walls,
abutments and retaining walls. Tall piers, chamfered at
angles with quatrefoil medallion at spandrel level;
channelled arch ring; bull-faced ashlar soffits.
Corbell-table supports traceried parapet with terminal
and central die piers, latter with cornice apparently
checked back on inside face. Coped ashlar parapet to
approach walls. Original subsidiary span to N. over
Gariochmill Road now replaced with plain flat concrete
structure, modern parapet. Springers to original arched
structure remain.

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