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- Category: A
- Group Category Details: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Lochmaben
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 894 8501
- Coordinates: 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,
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