Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000020 - 12
Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 894 8501
308940, 585010


Built by John Frew, 1723 (inscribed stone), possibly to

design by William Luckup, (probably the son of the former

Master of Works at Drumlanrig). Roadbridge, 2 arches over

Kinnel Water, 3rd lesser flood relief arch on bank. Widened

by John MacDonald, 1821 (inscribed stone) retaining profile. Rubble-built with ashlar voussoirs and dressings.

ORIGINAL BRIDGE: has massive pointed cutwaters facing

downstream; band course below stone parapet.

ADDITION: has lighter cutwaters, shallow battered


Statement of Special Interest

designs for bridges for the Commissioners of Supply.

Luckup received payment in 1717 for having produced several

The minutes show that Luckup contracted to build this

bridge, and so Frew's name on the datestone is a puzzle.

MacDonald had experience of working on some of Telford's

bridges, eg. at Beattock.

B group with Todhillmuir cottage.

Up-graded B to A 4.10.88.



Minutes of the Commissioners of Supply in Ewart Library,


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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