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Union Canal, Bridge No. 60

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Union Canal, Bridge No. 60

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glen Village East Bridge; Edinburgh And Glasgow Union Canal

Canmore ID 106243

Site Number NS87NE 31.04

NGR NS 8871 7812

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Falkirk
  • Parish Falkirk
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Falkirk
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS87NE 31.04 NS 8871 7812.

The bridge carrying the B8028 road over the Union Canal at Glen Village shows no serial number.

Visited by RCAHMS, 1964

RCAHMS 1963; G Hutton 1993a

This bridge has a greater arch than usual in order to span a deep cutting.

G Hutton 1993.

The B8028 traverses the canal on this bridge, which is unusually large and high.

H Brown 1997.

A minor road is shown crossing the canal on this bridge on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Stirlingshire 1864, sheet xxx), on the 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map (Stirlingshire 1899, sheet xxx NE) and on the

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 3 May 2001.

Architecture Notes

2001 survey photographs stored under 'Union Canal' in the NMRS.


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