NX5564 : Big Water of Fleet Viaduct

taken 1 year ago, near to Big Water of Fleet [water Feature], Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Big Water of Fleet Viaduct
Big Water of Fleet Viaduct
Opened in 1861, the 300 yard viaduct carried the former Portpatrick & Wigtownshire Joint Railway across the Big Water of Fleet. It is in remote countryside within the Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve. The line closed on 14 June 1965, and a report in 1976 said that it was likely to be demolished shortly! Formerly B listed, it was de-listed, so technically there is nothing to prevent its demolition which would be great shame.
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NX5564, 177 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Viaduct 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 558 643 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.1523N 4:15.1380W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 557 641
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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