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Bridge No. 46, Footbridge, Union Canal, Linlithgow

A Category B Listed Building in Linlithgow, West Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9685 / 55°58'6"N

Longitude: -3.6136 / 3°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 299384

OS Northings: 676233

OS Grid: NS993762

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.WXVY

Mapcode Global: WH5R8.G7HS

Plus Code: 9C7RX99P+CH

Entry Name: Bridge No. 46, Footbridge, Union Canal, Linlithgow

Listing Name: Braehead, Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal Bridge 46

Listing Date: 20 December 1976

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382437

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37361

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200382437

Location: Linlithgow

County: West Lothian

Town: Linlithgow

Electoral Ward: Linlithgow

Traditional County: West Lothian

Tagged with: Footbridge

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Hugh Baird engineer, circa 1820. Segmental-arched bridge. Whinmstone rubble, ashlar coped. Number on keystone.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument. The Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal, begun in 1818 and opened in May 1822, completed the inland waterway link between Scotland's two major cities by connecting Edinburgh to the Forth and Clyde Canal near Falkirk. Designed by Hugh Baird with advice from Telford on the three main aqueducts. The canal when completed was 31 and a half miles long, 5 ft deep, 37 ft wide at the surface and 20 ft wide at the bottom.

The Union Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, SAM No. 4170, Scheduled on 15 December 2003.

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