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- Category: C
- Date Added: 08/09/1980
- Local Authority: Argyll And Bute
- Planning Authority: Argyll And Bute
- Parish: Cardross
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 34828 77359
- Coordinates: 234828, 677359
1688 datestone but late 19th century reconstruction. Rubble parapet with ashlar slab coping, clairvoyee at centre, rising to terminal piers; armorial plaque and datestone 1688 in pier to right; inscription in pier to left, "Not we but God Jean Watson"; decorative cast-iron railings at centre.
Statement of Special Interest
The bridge carries the road over the Kilmahew Burn. The original bridge dates from 1688 and the benefactress was Jean Watson, a native of Cardross, who married a Leith merchant called Moore. Fragments of this early bridge are incorporated into the present late 19th century bridge, widened when the new road was constructed.
F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p58. Arthur F JONES CARDROSS THE VILLAGE IN DAYS GONE BY (1985) p16.
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