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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.

STIRLING, OLD BRIDGELB41129

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 04/11/1965

Location

  • Local Authority: Stirling
  • Planning Authority: Stirling
  • Burgh: Stirling

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 79712 94568
  • Coordinates: 279712, 694568

Description

Late 15th/early 16th century.

4 semi-circular arches, 268' long, squared rubble brought to

courses on massive oval rubble-built foundations. Heavy

triangular cut-waters, refuges (originally roofed) at centre.

Square pyramid capped flanking pillars, 18th century. SW arch

cut by General Blakenay in 1745 and rebuilt.

Statement of Special Interest

Farther north is site of wooden bridge around which Wallace

fought Battle of Stirling.

Scheduled Monument - SAM 90290.

Re-scheduled area 23 February 2004.

References

Bibliography

Inv.455 (il)

Cant & Lindsay p 16

Ronald, Landmarks of Old Stirling p155 etc (il)

About Designations

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.

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Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. 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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