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Railway Swing Bridge, Port Dundas, Forth And Clyde Canal, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8722 / 55°52'19"N

Longitude: -4.2514 / 4°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 259230

OS Northings: 666627

OS Grid: NS592666

Mapcode National: GBR 0MG.8Q

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NNQN

Plus Code: 9C7QVPCX+VC

Entry Name: Railway Swing Bridge, Port Dundas, Forth And Clyde Canal, Glasgow

Listing Name: Midwharf Street and North Canalbank Street, Forth and Clyde Canal, Railway Swing Bridge Including Stone Platforms and Revetments

Listing Date: 17 February 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377416

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33616

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure Swing bridge Railway bridge

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Built c1890. A single track swing span over the Forth and Clyde Canal (Glasgow Branch); plate girder sides of bowed form, pivoting on the south side, with hand operating gear. Abutments of stone; protective wooden piling (now decaying). Built to carry the Caledonian Railway's Port Dundas branch at a time when direct links to customers' premises attracted traffic.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument.

Scheduled Area 28 April 1999.

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