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Queen Margaret Drive, Queen Margaret Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8795 / 55°52'46"N

Longitude: -4.2863 / 4°17'10"W

OS Eastings: 257072

OS Northings: 667513

OS Grid: NS570675

Mapcode National: GBR 0DD.63

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.4H51

Entry Name: Queen Margaret Drive, Queen Margaret Bridge

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375266

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32577

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomas Somers and Considere Construction Ltd engineers;
1926-9. 3-arch bridge over River Kelvin at Queen Margaret
Drive. Reinforced concrete faced with polished red sandstone;
solid red granite parapet.
Main segmental arch spans river; subsidiary round arches over
Kelvin Walkway. Lesser arches set in boldly banded masonry
with cornice over in manner of a triumphal arch.
Solid polished granite parapet; over subsidiary arches, piers
linked by balustraded parapet. Wide curved splayed approach
to both sides.

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