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Tomatin Viaduct
Tomatin, Highland
associated engineer
Murdoch Paterson
date  1897
era  Victorian  |  category  Railway Viaduct  |  reference  NH802290
This stone and brick viaduct was designed in tandem with the Findhorn Viaduct as part of the engineering work supporting the Inverness Railway. The two viaducts are connected by an embankment, and are very different in construction and appearance.
The Tomatin Viaduct crosses a dry valley. It consists of nine, round-headed arches, varying in width from 33ft to 36ft between narrow stone piers, splayed at their bases. The arch vaults are of brick, and vary in height, the maximum being 88ft 8in.
The stone is now whitened in places by limestone deposits, which heighten the beauty of the high arches as they frame views of the countryside beyond.
reference sources   HighBr

Tomatin Viaduct