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Slochd Viaduct

Railway Viaduct (19th Century)

Site Name Slochd Viaduct

Classification Railway Viaduct (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Allt Slochd Mhuic; Slochd Mhuic Railway Viaduct

Canmore ID 14977

Site Number NH82SW 5

NGR NH 84643 23777

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Duthil And Rothiemurchus
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH82SW 5 84643 23777

Location formerly cited as NH 84578 23792 to NH 84701 23767.

(Location cited as NH 847 237). Slochd Mhuic Viaduct, opened 1897 by the Highland Rly. A picturesquely-situated 8-span masonry viaduct with round-headed arches.

J R Hume 1977.

This viaduct was designed by Murdoch Paterson to carry the (Aviemore-Carr Bridge-Inverness) 'Direct' Line of the Highland Rly across the Allt Slochd Mhuic. It opened on 19 July 1897, and remains in use.

M Smith 1994.

This viaduct is situated within dense forestry, and is depicted, but not noted, on the 1982 edition of the OS 1:10,000 map.

The location assigned to this record defines the midpoint of the structure. The available map evidence indicates that it extends from NH c. 84598 23788 to NH c. 84652 23776.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 March 2006.


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