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Aberdeen, Denburn Viaduct

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberdeen, Denburn Viaduct

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Denburn Road; Lower Denburn Valley

Canmore ID 20116

Site Number NJ90NW 207

NGR NJ 93815 06327

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 207 93815 06327

For Rosemount Viaduct (NJ 9341 0646 to 9370 0632), see also NJ90NW 211.

Denburn Viaduct [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1968.

(Location cited as NJ 938 063). The latest of an unusual series of bridges built to open up new areas of the city for development. Built 1886, together with the Rosemount viaduct (NJ90NW 211), by engineer William Boulton; has three segmental skew arches, the central one spanning a railway cutting.

J R Hume 1977.

This viaduct carries the main roads of Rosemount Viaduct and Schoolhill over the Denburn Valley railway line which formerly formed part of the main Aberdeen-Inverness line of the Great North of Scotland Rly.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 September 1999.


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