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Midwharf Street and North Canalbank Street, Forth and Clyde Canal, Bascule Bridge Including Stone Platforms/Abutments

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8723 / 55°52'20"N

Longitude: -4.2512 / 4°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 259243

OS Northings: 666638

OS Grid: NS592666

Mapcode National: GBR 0MG.9P

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NNTL

Entry Name: Midwharf Street and North Canalbank Street, Forth and Clyde Canal, Bascule Bridge Including Stone Platforms/Abutments

Listing Date: 17 February 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377417

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33617

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Two leaf hand-operated bascule bridge over Forth and Clyde Canal (Glasgow Branch). Leaves of wood, withcast-iron operating gear and balance weights, hollow stone abutments. Part of operating gear removed and timberwork renewed to original design within recent years. Now the only standard Forth and Clyde bascule bridge in near original condition in the inner city part of the canal.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument.

Scheduled Area 28 April 1999.

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