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Railway Viaduct, Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4605 / 55°27'37"N

Longitude: -4.6235 / 4°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 234222

OS Northings: 621647

OS Grid: NS342216

Mapcode National: GBR 3B.Y008

Mapcode Global: WH2PW.Y0JQ

Plus Code: 9C7QF96G+6J

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct, Ayr

Listing Name: Railway Viaduct over River Ayr, to Nw of Victoria Bridge

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394608

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47231

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

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Completed 1856, rebuilt circa 1878, 4-span railway viaduct. Squared sandstone. Rusticated, rounded cutwaters; segmental arches; raised voussoirs; iron hand-rails to bracketed pedestrian deck; panelled uprights; decorative iron arching between.

Statement of Interest

26 feet wide. 4 arches, 60 feet span, with a footpath outside the railway line to the W. Marked on Ordnance Survey map, 1858 as Ayr and Dalmellington Railway; marked on Ordnance Survey map, 1896 as G&SWR Ayr Branch.

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