Listed Building

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WINDYGATES, CAMERON BRIDGELB16683

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
24/11/1972
Local Authority
Fife
Planning Authority
Fife
Parish
Markinch
NGR
NO 34725 38
Coordinates
334725, 700038

Description

1870 reconstruction of late 17th early 18th century, incorporating earlier fabric. 3 arch bridge with cutwater buttresses over River Leven. Ashlar coped, squared rubble, some bull faced; stepped, pulvinated band course, 2 voussoirs and keystones raised as distinctive tabs to centre and S arches. Moulded panel, dated 1705?, to E over smallest (N) arch. Banks revetted to each side.

Statement of Special Interest

The OSA comments upon this as "an excellent bridge over the Leven at Cameron", and the Inventory reports that it "has been widened, but the lower part of its eastern side, although to some extent rebuilt, may be of 17th century origin." Sited within Cameron Bridge Distillery.

References

Bibliography

OSA, p528. RCAHMS INVENTORY, 416. Gifford FIFE (1992), p427.

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