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Lasswade Viaduct

Railway Viaduct (19th Century)

Site Name Lasswade Viaduct

Classification Railway Viaduct (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) River North Esk

Canmore ID 143982

Site Number NT36NW 168

NGR NT 30098 65715

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Lasswade
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Site Management (8 May 2012)

6-span viaduct with segmental arches on tapered, rectangular-plan pylons. Cream bull-faced sandstone with polished voussoirs; string course and curved ashlar cope. Light steel railings.

Each span 11.89m (39ft), height 22.86m (75ft); bridge no 412/4. Built in 1867 for the Esk Valley Railway by Thomas Bouch, engineer. No longer in use. (Historic Scotland)

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