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Morton, Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in Forgan, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.426 / 56°25'33"N

Longitude: -2.8694 / 2°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 346473

OS Northings: 726316

OS Grid: NO464263

Mapcode National: GBR VN.63GN

Mapcode Global: WH7RK.WRS3

Entry Name: Morton, Bridge

Listing Date: 22 October 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346923

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13726

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forgan

County: Fife

Civil Parish: Forgan

Unitary Authority Ward: Tay Bridgehead

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Thomas Grainger, dated 1847. Single wide semi-elliptical arch. Curved approach retaining walls with terminal piers. Rusticated voussoirs and dressings. Pedimental ashlar parapets having terminal panels with semi-elliptical tops.

Statement of Interest

A good well-detailed railway bridge by Thomas Grainger on an (now disused) stretch of railway. Grainger (1794-1852) was a renowned specialist railway engineer who worked in both Scotland and England.

Owned by Forestry Commission Scotland.

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