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CLAVA, NAIRN VIADUCT OVER THE NAIRN RIVER, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS CULLODEN MOOR VIADUCTLB1709

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 05/10/1971

Location

  • Local Authority: Highland
  • Planning Authority: Highland
  • Parish: Croy And Dalcross

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NH 76413 44972
  • Coordinates: 276413, 844972

Description

Murdoch Paterson, engineer, opened 1898. High 29 span

viaduct, bullfaced red dressed rubble, tooled ashlar

dressings. Tooled ashlar arch rings and parapet, each round-

headed arch ring measuring 50', except that crossing Nairn

River which measures 100'. South end of viaduct curved in

order to align approach with hillside.

Viaduct measures 1800' (549m) in all.

Statement of Special Interest

Served Highland Railway, built on Aviemore-Inverness line,

which previously was routed via Forres.

Longest viaduct in Scotland.

References

Bibliography

John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND, ii, (1977)

p.205.

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