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Annan, Railway Viaducts

Railway Viaduct(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Annan, Railway Viaducts

Classification Railway Viaduct(S) (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) River Annan; Annan Viaduct; Port Street, Viaduct

Canmore ID 66551

Site Number NY16NE 95

NGR NY 18696 66324

NGR Description NY 18696 66324 and NY 18889 66298

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Annan
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY16NE 95 18696 66324 and 18889 66298

Glasgow and South-Western Rly.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

(Location cited as NY 187 663). Opened 1848 by the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Rly. A 6-span viaduct over the River Annan, with 5 main arches and a smaller approach arch on the E side, all segmental. The arch rings are of dressed stone and the spandrels of coursed rubble. To the E is a 4-span viaduct with three semicircular arches and a segmental arch over a road.

J R Hume 1976.

Two viaducts, built in 1848. The longer is over the Annan, with five main arches and one smaller; all segmental-headed. Shorter viaduct over Port Street; four arches built on a skew.

J Gifford 1996.

Architecture Notes

NY16NE 95 18696 66324 and 18889 66298

Historic Scotland - Delisted 3.10.2000.

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