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Glenury Viaduct, U/B Ecn5/340

A Category B Listed Building in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9739 / 56°58'26"N

Longitude: -2.216 / 2°12'57"W

OS Eastings: 386968

OS Northings: 786990

OS Grid: NO869869

Mapcode National: GBR XK.23D5

Mapcode Global: WH9RF.XZY2

Entry Name: Glenury Viaduct, U/B Ecn5/340

Listing Date: 23 March 2006

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398242

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50258

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stonehaven

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Stonehaven

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Circa 1850; rebuilt 1883-4, Blaikie Brothers, Aberdeen; structure strengthened 1977. Curved, 14-span railway viaduct over Cowie Water. Reducing, 4-stage stepped piers; squared and snecked rubble at stages 1 to 3, concrete at stage 4. Platform comprises 3 central plate girders with strengthening of additional centre girder and steel plate bases above. All surmounted by wrought-iron plate girder parapet.

Statement of Interest

The imposing Glenury Viaduct is a prominent landmark on the south east edge of Stonehaven, carrying the main Aberdeen Railway Company line across the glen which snakes up toward Ury House. The original structure was built with timber arches.

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