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Forth and Clyde Canal Aqueduct (Adjoining Skaethorn Road Bridge)

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8924 / 55°53'32"N

Longitude: -4.3018 / 4°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 256152

OS Northings: 668980

OS Grid: NS561689

Mapcode National: GBR 097.1H

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.W5Q4

Entry Name: Forth and Clyde Canal Aqueduct (Adjoining Skaethorn Road Bridge)

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374264

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32316

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Whitworth, engineer, 1787-90. 400ft long aqueduct
carrying Forth and Clyde canal over the River Kelvin.
4 heavy segmental arches, with v-cutwater buttress-piers;
only one pier stands in river. Lower courses heavily
channelled rustic masonry, with bold voussoirs. Upper courses
of polished ashlar, ashlar soffits.
Polished ashlar coped parapet with die piers over buttresses.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument.

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