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Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 26/01/1971


  • Local Authority: Moray
  • Planning Authority: Moray
  • Parish: Edinkillie

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNJ 2192 46481
  • Coordinates302192, 846481


Joseph Mitchell, chief engineer, 1861-3. High 7-span

viaduct. Bull-faced rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. 7 bull-

faced rubble arch rings supported by tall piers of similar

masonry; approach causeways flanked by castellated turrets

with dummy arrow slits; octagonal crenellated end piers.

Coped parapet with mirrored plaques at centre, facing railway


Span; each arch - 45'. Height above river bed; 106' Overall

length; 477'.

Statement of Special Interest

Constructed for Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Plaques record Joseph Mitchell as Engineer in Chief and the

following as assistant engineers; W and M Paterson, John

Robinson, Hay, MacDowall and John Robertson. Contractor;

George Meakin, Birkenhead and John Dallas, Forres.

Foundation stone of viaduct laid by Lady Elma Bruce, 20 Oct

1861. Cost $10,231.




(1884), p. 200. J and W Watson, MORAYSHIRE DESCRIBED (1868),

p. 319.

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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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