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Latitude: 55.8969 / 55°53'48"N
Longitude: -4.2659 / 4°15'57"W
OS Eastings: 258412
OS Northings: 669409
OS Grid: NS584694
Mapcode National: GBR 0J5.BV
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.F1VN
Entry Name: Balmore Road, Lambhill Bridge
Listing Date: 6 April 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377633
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33740
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Canal
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
T Somers, engineer, built 1930. Carrying A879 over Forth and Clyde Canal Single-leaf bascule bridge with steel-plate girder lifting span. Footpaths cantilevered from main girders with light steel railways. Abutments massive concrete with concrete parapets on S side, pylons with flat pyramidal tops making ends of swing span. On N canal towpath carried under bridge, with concrete wing walls parallel to canal.
Replaced earlier wooden 2-leaf bascule bridge. Closed to canal traffic since 31 December 1962; control cabin, road gates and surface gear removed. There were 3 others of similar design, at Temple, near Torrance and at Blairdardie, the last of which has been demolished.
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