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Recording Your Heritage Online

Event ID 566374

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Recording Your Heritage Online


Nasmyth Bridge, c.1800, Alexander Nasmyth

Two rustic arches of differing spans unified by a crenellated parapet. Restored by Ted Ruddock for West Lothian Council, 1998. Aqueduct, 1820, by Hugh Baird, cast-iron trough cantilevered from stone abutments feeding the Union Canal. Camps Viaduct carried a branch of the North British Railway serving Pumpherston Oil Company on nine segmented brick arches. Mandela Bridge, Shielsmill, 1971, by Morris & Steedman with Tom Ridley, is a most elegant suspension footbridge composed of slender cables supported on a single pylon from which hangs a lightweight footbridg

Taken from "West Lothian: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Stuart Eydmann, Richard Jaques and Charles McKean, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

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