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Luggie Water Aqueduct, Forth And Clyde Canal

A Category A Listed Building in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9397 / 55°56'22"N

Longitude: -4.1511 / 4°9'3"W

OS Eastings: 265740

OS Northings: 673935

OS Grid: NS657739

Mapcode National: GBR 13.YWYT

Mapcode Global: WH4PW.6YKY

Plus Code: 9C7QWRQX+VH

Entry Name: Luggie Water Aqueduct, Forth And Clyde Canal

Listing Name: Luggie Water Aqueduct and Bridge

Listing Date: 29 April 1986

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381484

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36655

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkintilloch

County: East Dunbartonshire

Town: Kirkintilloch

Electoral Ward: Kirkintilloch East and North and Twechar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

John Smeaton, engineer, part of Dunbartonshire eastern
section of Forth-clyde canal built 1768-75. Aqueduct,
single wide segmental arch carrying canal over roadway,
latter in turn carried by tunnelled low 2-arched bridge
over Luggie Water. All built of grey ashlar.
AQUEDUCT: key-stoned arch; walling above follows curve of
waterway with band course supported on stone blocks;
decorative cast-iron railings. BRIDGE: bull-faced and
rusticated facing mid 19th century and relates to former
LNER railway track but may be an extension of earlier bridge.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled 22 April 1997.

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