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Kirklee Road Kirklee Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8826 / 55°52'57"N

Longitude: -4.2899 / 4°17'23"W

OS Eastings: 256859

OS Northings: 667865

OS Grid: NS568678

Mapcode National: GBR 0CB.GZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2DGN

Entry Name: Kirklee Road Kirklee Bridge

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375146

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32549

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Forman and McColl, engineers; 1899-1900. Tall masonry 3-arch
bridge at Kirklee Road spanning River Kelvin with central
depresed-arch; flanking subsidiary round-headed arches over
Kelvin Walkway.
Polished red sandstone, rock faced soffits and abutments;
flanking main arch, pairs of granite Ionic columns support
polished pink granite parapet. Arches with roll-moulding
above voussoirs; subsidiary arches with cartouche keystone.
Spandrels of main arch with City of Glasgow arms in
bas-relief.
Die and baluster parapet with cast-iron lamp brackets over
arches; solid granite parapet over abutments with terminal
drum piers supporting large cast-iron lamp brackets. Parapet
splays to N.

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