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Almondell Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Almondell Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Almond; Nasmyth Bridge

Canmore ID 213691

Site Number NT06NE 54

NGR NT 08816 68838

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Uphall
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

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Nasmyth Bridge, c.1800, Alexander Nasmyth

Two rustic arches of differing spans unified by a crenellated parapet. Restored by Ted Ruddock for West Lothian Council, 1998. Aqueduct, 1820, by Hugh Baird, cast-iron trough cantilevered from stone abutments feeding the Union Canal. Camps Viaduct carried a branch of the North British Railway serving Pumpherston Oil Company on nine segmented brick arches. Mandela Bridge, Shielsmill, 1971, by Morris & Steedman with Tom Ridley, is a most elegant suspension footbridge composed of slender cables supported on a single pylon from which hangs a lightweight footbridg

Taken from "West Lothian: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Stuart Eydmann, Richard Jaques and Charles McKean, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Architecture Notes

NT06NE 54.00 08816 68838 Almondell Bridge

The bridge crosses the boundary between two parishes; Uphall and Kirknewton.


Architect: Alexander Naismith


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