Listed Building

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KEIR BRIDGE (KEIRMILL/VIRGINHALL ROAD OVER SCAUR WATER)LB10252

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
26/06/1986
Supplementary Information Updated
10/04/2017
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Keir
NGR
NX 86235 93323
Coordinates
286235, 593323

Description

Sir William Arrol and Co, engineers. Built 1897. Steel

bowstring roadbridge spanning Scaur Water. Cross-braced

rivetted girders, flat roadway on suspended I-beams. Bridge

rests on bull-faced red ashlar plinths, these with parapets

splayed towards approaches.

Statement of Special Interest

Replaces suspension bridge erected by Drumlanrig Estate about 1820/30 (New Statistical Account).

References

Bibliography

Dumfries and Galloway Standard and Advertiser 20.10.1897

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