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The Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone Canal, Aqueduct over lane near Blackhall, Paisley

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Latitude: 55.8411 / 55°50'27"N

Longitude: -4.4055 / 4°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 249468

OS Northings: 663487

OS Grid: NS494634

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.51LS

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.9GD1

Plus Code: 9C7QRHRV+CQ

Entry Name: The Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone Canal, Aqueduct over lane near Blackhall, Paisley

Listing Name: Aqueduct, Blackhall

Listing Date: 27 March 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390716

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44021

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: River Cart Aqueduct
Blackhall Aqueduct

ID on this website: 200390716

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley East and Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: Aqueduct Arch bridge Navigable aqueduct Railway bridge Stone bridge

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Thomas Telford, 1806-9. Canal aqueduct, built over lane later converted to railway use, closed 1881. Stugged grey sandstone ashlar in concave form, single arch with rubble sides, channelled voussoirs and vermiculated keystone, plain ashlar course above as base course to terraced wallhead coped with ashlar. Terminal pier with block coping, and outer splay. No parapet above ground.

Statement of Interest

The aqueduct lies to the NE of Blackhall Railway Viaduct (listed separately) with which it is related, though the railway was later realigned under a new bridge adjoined to former aqueduct to SE. Property of Railtrack (1997).

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