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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 http://www.rias.org.uk

Architecture Notes

NT06NE 54.00 08816 68838 Almondell Bridge

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

NMRS REFERENCE:

Architect: Alexander Naismith

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