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Aberdeen, Ferryhill Railway Viaduct

Railway Viaduct (19-20th Century)

Site Name Aberdeen, Ferryhill Railway Viaduct

Classification Railway Viaduct (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Riverside Drive; Ferryhill Junction, Railway Viaduct Over River Dee

Canmore ID 20270

Site Number NJ90SW 30

NGR NJ 94299 04330

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ90SW 30 94299 04330

Architects: Messrs Locke & Errington. 1850.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

(Location cited as NJ 943 043). Viaduct, built c. 1850 for the Aberdeen Rly. An 11-span viaduct, with 6 main spans consisting of steel trusses (formerly wooden arches) on masonry piers, and 5 approach spans (4 of which are semicircular-arched).

J R Hume 1977.

This viaduct carries the main line (formerly of the Caledonian Rly.) from the south into Aberdeen across the River Dee. It remains in regular use.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 January 1997.

NJ 9426 0437 Wooden pilings.

D I Harding 1997.


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