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Old Castle Road, Railway Bridge over River Cart and Old Castle Road

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8178 / 55°49'4"N

Longitude: -4.2596 / 4°15'34"W

OS Eastings: 258518

OS Northings: 660596

OS Grid: NS585605

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.6JSQ

Mapcode Global: WH3PG.J1T9

Entry Name: Old Castle Road, Railway Bridge over River Cart and Old Castle Road

Listing Date: 23 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377610

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33723

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

MacAlpine, contractor built circa 1903. Railway bridge. In 2 parts: main span mass concrete clad in bull-faced red ashlar. Single wide segmental arch over Cart, parapet, castellated terminals, dry plate-girder plan to E over Old Castle Road with latticed ironwaork parapets.

Statement of Interest

Compares with contemporary mass concrete viaducts on the West Highland extension, also by MacAlpine.

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