MHG6924 - Nairn Viaduct
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Type and Period (1)
- RAILWAY VIADUCT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
NH85NE 50 886 562
(Location cited as NH 886 563). A 4-span viaduct with dressed-stone arch rings and piers and coursed-rubble spandrels.
J R Hume 1977.
Railway viaduct, off Mill Road, 1856-7 by Joseph Mitchell.
J Gifford 1992.
The Nairn viaduct was built to the design of Joseph Mitchell at a cost of £8620 for the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Rly and opened on 18 August 1858. The stone was taken from Kingsteps quarry.
M Smith 1994.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Gifford, J. 1992. Highland and Islands. The Buildings of Scotland. Paper (Original). 281.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 240.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Smith, M. 1994. British railway bridges and viaducts. 67-9.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8860 5623 (110m by 58m)|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=04_07 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB38457 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15139 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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