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Partick Bridge

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Partick Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Argyle Street
To:  Dumbarton Road
Location
Kelvingrove
County
Lanarkshire
Highway Authority
Glasgow
Opening Date
c1800, 1878
Additional Information
List No:  LB50583  (Cat B)
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
former A814 • former A82

Partick Bridge was built in 1878 to replace the older Snow Bridge (see below). It is a single span Iron Arch structure carrying a rather narrow S4 roadway. There is also an iron services bridge immeidately to the south, carrying a large tube, painted the same green as the ironwork of the bridge. The spandrels of the arch carry the Glasgow coat of arms, with the motto 'Let Glasgow Flourish'. There are 9 iron ribs under the roadway, springing from Red Sandstone abutments. These are flanked with octagonal towers carrying elegant (but modern) lamp stands. A much smaller octagon and lamp are cast into the ironwork at the centre of the bridge.

Snow Bridge

The Snow Bridge

The predecessor to the Partick Bridge was the Snow Bridge, set immediately to the north of the newer structure, but at a different angle, it seems to have been the first bridge at this location, despite only dating from c1800. There are three arches spanning the River Kelvin, and a further span across a former millstream. The bridge is now a pedestrian/cycle crossing within Kelvingrove Park, with the nearby Kelvingrove Museum.




Partick Bridge
Related Pictures
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Other nearby roads
Glasgow
NCN75 • A8 • A8(M) (Baillieston) • A8/Old Greenock Road • A74 • A77 • A80 • A81 • A82 • A89 • A721 • A726 • A727 • A727 (Gorbals Cross - Clarkston Toll) • A728 • A729 • A730 • A731 • A732 • A736 • A737 • A739 • A749 • A754 (Renfrewshire) • A761 • A763 • A802 • A803 • A804 • A804 (Kelvingrove - Townhead) • A805 • A806 • A806 (Canniesburn - Scotstoun) • A808 • A809 • A814 • A876 (Glasgow) • A879 • B744 (Muirkirk - Glasgow) • B759 • B760 • B761 (Glasgow) • B762 • B762 (Braidfauld-Shettleston) • B763 • B763 (Dalmarnock - Parkhead) • B765 • B765 (Rutherglen) • B766 • B767 • B768 • B769 • B773 • B805 (Barlanark) • B807 • B808 • B808 (Millerston - St Rollox) • B809 • B810 (Great Western Road) • B811 • B812 (Glasgow - Bardowie) • B813 • B860 (Glasgow) • B7053 • B7058 • B8030 • B8049 • B8050 • E05 • E16 • E31 (via Carlisle) • E31 (via Newcastle) • E33 (London - Glasgow) • E100 • E111 (Old System) • East Kilbride Motorway • Edinburgh - Glasgow New Road • EuroVelo 1 • Glasgow Inner Ring Road • Hamilton - Cumbernauld Motorway • M6 • M8 • M73 • M74 • M77 • M80 • M81 • M82 • M83 • Military Way • NCN7 • NCN754 • Paisley - Hamilton Motorway • T12 (Britain) • T27 (Britain) • T28 (Britain) • T91 (Britain)
Crossings of the River Kelvin & Tributaries
Crossings of the River KelvinGoyle Bridge • Torrance Bridge • Balmuildy Bridge • Garscube Bridge • Skaethorn Road Bridge • Kirklee Bridge • Queen Margaret Bridge • Belmont Bridge • Great Western Bridge • Partick Bridge • Kelvinhaugh Bridge
Allander WaterMilngavie Bridge • A81 Allander Bridge • Allander Toll


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