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Maryhill Road, Killermont Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9069 / 55°54'24"N

Longitude: -4.3145 / 4°18'52"W

OS Eastings: 255412

OS Northings: 670615

OS Grid: NS554706

Mapcode National: GBR 062.H9

Mapcode Global: WH3NV.PSPL

Entry Name: Maryhill Road, Killermont Bridge

Listing Date: 9 March 1978

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377618

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33729

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomas Somers (Glasgow City Engineers) and Considere Constructions Ltd, 1925-9, 2-span reinforced concrete beam bridge over River Kelvin, with segmental-arched beams. Spans both 84ft 6in long. Plain moulded course following arch line, granite string course and granite balustrade. Central pier and abutments have permanent pilasters with advanced centres carried up to form dies Solid granite parapet and abutments.

Statement of Interest

Also called Garscube Bridge. Built at a cost of £39,635 to replace earlier masonry bridge as programme of road improvement incorporating tramway extension from Garscube to Milngavie. A large and comparatively early bridge of the type.

Bridge spans both City of Glasgow and Bearsden and Milngavie Districts and was previously listed at Cat C(S) in Bearsden Burgh. Statutory listing is now held in Glasgow only.

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