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Bridge Of Weir, Railway Viaduct

Railway Viaduct (19-20th Century)

Site Name Bridge Of Weir, Railway Viaduct

Classification Railway Viaduct (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bridge Of Weir Viaduct; Greenock And Ayrshire Railway; River Gryfe

Canmore ID 145822

Site Number NS36NE 40

NGR NS 38501 65811

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Houston
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS36NE 40 38501 65811

(Location cited as NS 384 658). Viaduct, opened 1869 by the Greenock and Ayrshire Rly. A 5-span skew viaduct, with segmental arches. The arch rings are dressed stone, the spandrels coursed rubble. At the S end is an approach span over a minor road.

J R Hume 1976.

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