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Latitude: 55.8846 / 55°53'4"N
Longitude: -4.2791 / 4°16'44"W
OS Eastings: 257539
OS Northings: 668064
OS Grid: NS575680
Mapcode National: GBR 0FB.N8
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7CK4
Entry Name: Bilsland Drive Aqueduct
Listing Date: 6 April 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377639
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33745
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Maryhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Built 1879. Massive, single-span masonry aqueduct, carrying Forth and Clyde Canal (Glasgow Branch) over Bilsland Drive (B808). Bull-faced coursed, sandstone rubble, spandrels and wing walls, ashlar string course, parapet and cope, rustricated ashlar voussoirs. Canal carried on flat segmental arch, towpath (on W side) on semicircular arch. Wing walls slightly battered, those to E side, parallel to canal; on W, straight N wing wall parallel to road, S wing wall curved to follow wall. Pilasters mark end of span to E side, on W pilasters set in re-entrant angle. Masonry of pilasters dressed at corners.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. Built to span a new access road under the canal to serve industrial areas to N and E. There are similar aqueducts at Possil Road and Maryhill Road, both later, with towpath arches on side.
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