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- Category: C
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Westerkirk
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 33748 88852
- Coordinates: 333748, 588852
Dated 1902. Roadbridge, 2 segmental arches over River Esk.
Snecked, bull-faced red ashlar and voussoirs (inner face
of parapets stugged); brick soffits; pointed cutwater
either side, band course below parapet, latter opended out
at N end.
Statement of Special Interest
Datestone also bears date 1836, presumably the date of an earlier bridge on the site (also known as "Suspension Bridge").
A suspension bridge is thought to have been constructed here in about 1810, but a search of SRO. GD 224 is necessary to confirm.
Change of Category B to C(S) 12.7.88.
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