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GLENLOCHAR BRIDGELB3706

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
04/11/1971
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Crossmichael
NGR
NX 73206 64512
Coordinates
273206, 564512

Description

Circa 1797. 5-arch stonebuilt bridge spanning Water of Ken at Crossmichael/Balmaghie parish boundaries.

5 symmetrically arranged depressed arches spanning

approximately 312 ft in total. Dressed granite voussoirs and

bull-nosed cutwater buttresses to both sides of piers.

Otherwise rubble-built soffit, spandrels and abutments. Above

buttresses blind medallions with polished margin. Rubble

parapet with dressed granite coping, shallow splayed

embrasure; narrow slightly humpbacked carriageway.

References

Bibliography

Dumfries Weekly Journal 1797 16/5/3D. Estimates sought for a

bridge over the Dee at Crossmichael/Balmaghie boundary.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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