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Linktown Railway Viaduct

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0984 / 56°5'54"N

Longitude: -3.1692 / 3°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 327360

OS Northings: 690132

OS Grid: NT273901

Mapcode National: GBR 29.MV7R

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.9Z27

Entry Name: Linktown Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381170

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36396

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Bouch and Grainger 1845-7. 9-arch viaduct of 7 main segmental arches and smaller arches to each end. Impost block bands. Battered bull- faced ashlar piers with narrow rock-faced ashlar spandrels; ashlar arch rings and parapet. Ashlar soffits.

Statement of Interest

Linktown Viaduct is situated to the W end of Kirkcaldy on the former North British railway main line, from Edinburgh to Dundee via the Forth Bridge.

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