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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 670639

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NJ90NW 208 93962 06109

Union Bridge [NAT] (at NJ 9395 6106)

OS (GIS) AIB, May 2006.

(Name cited as Union Bridge and approaches, and location as NJ 940 061). Built 1800-5 (approaches) by architects David Hamilton and Charles Abercrombie; (bridge) 1802-5 by engineer Thomas Fletcher. A single segmental arch, widened in 1905-8 and 1964. One of an unusual series of bridges built to open up new areas of the city for development.

J R Hume 1977.

(Newspaper and periodical references cited).

NMRS, MS/712/83.

This bridge carries Union Street over the Denburn Valley and its railway line.

The location assigned to this record defines the apparent midpoint of the structure. The available map evidence indicates that it extends from NJ c. 93940 06097 to NJ c. 93998 06122.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 May 2006.

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