MHG4145 - Loch Nan Uamh Viaduct over Gleann Mama
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Type and Period (1)
- RAILWAY VIADUCT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
NM78SW 4 728 840
West Highland Extension; North British Railway. Opened 1901.
(Undated) information in NMRS.
This mass concrete viaduct was completed in 1901 by the West Highland Extension Rly and comprises eight spans of the standard WHER 50 ft (15.2m) span.
J R Hume 1977.
This viaduct was built to carry the West Highland (Extension) railway across the valley of the Beasdale Burn at the head of Loch nan Uamh. The line was opened to traffic on 1 April 1901, absorbed into the North British Rly on 31 December 1908, and remains in use.
M Smith 1994.
- --- SHG2332 Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 203.
- --- SHG2818 Text/Publication/Volume: Smith, M. 1994. British railway bridges and viaducts. 152.
- --- SHG2874 Text/Publication/Volume: Thomas, J. 1976. The West Highland railway. 2nd ed.. 96.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 7288 8411 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||ARISAIG AND MOIDART|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=03_04 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB295 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/22716 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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