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Latitude: 55.8722 / 55°52'19"N
Longitude: -4.2814 / 4°16'52"W
OS Eastings: 257353
OS Northings: 666692
OS Grid: NS573666
Mapcode National: GBR 0FG.5Q
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.6NHN
Entry Name: Eldon Street Bridge over River Kelvin
Listing Date: 20 May 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373705
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32188
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Hillhead
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Forman and McCall, engineers; opened June 1895. Cast-iron road bridge spanning River Kelvin with a single segmental arch. Adjoining E. abutment, a lintelled underpass formerly to serve railway, now footpath.
Bridge with polished red ashlar piers and abutments. 6 cast-iron ribs to arch; outermost with traceried spandrels and City of Glasgow arms. Parapet of cast-iron tracery rest on cast-iron brackets linking terminal polished ashlar piers. To E. a polished red ashlar approach/boundary wall with intermediate coped piers borders Kelvingrove Park. Underpass with bull-faced ashlar walls supporting shallow brick tunnel vaults between concrete girders. Section to S. of different construction with cast-iron girders; there is no break in parapet wall masonry.
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