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Kittoch Bridge, B759 over Kittoch Water

A Category C Listed Building in Linn, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7849 / 55°47'5"N

Longitude: -4.2507 / 4°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 258957

OS Northings: 656914

OS Grid: NS589569

Mapcode National: GBR 3S.8DV7

Mapcode Global: WH3PG.PV2L

Entry Name: Kittoch Bridge, B759 over Kittoch Water

Listing Date: 12 October 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376951

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33332

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Linn

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1884 datestone on bridge refers to alterations and re-aligning to lessen skew of roadway, but main fabric 2 main builds, and 18th century in appearance. Single semi-circular span carrying B759 over Kittoch Water. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings. Roadway doubled in width (to approximately 20') to E probably in 2nd half of 18th century, with droved ashlar soffit; original arch (nearest W) built probably in 1st half of 18th century. Subsidiary arch on either flank keyed in above voussoirs and 2 diagonally opposing abutments re-clad, 1884, to support re-aligned roadway; parapets (also 1884) are vermiculated ashlar with raised terminal piers.

Statement of Interest

The Kittoch Bridge spans both the Glasgow City and East Renfrewshire (Mearns Parish) boundaries.

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