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Latitude: 55.8955 / 55°53'43"N
Longitude: -2.9632 / 2°57'47"W
OS Eastings: 339864
OS Northings: 667352
OS Grid: NT398673
Mapcode National: GBR 70R8.8G
Mapcode Global: WH7V7.G26R
Plus Code: 9C7VV2WP+6P
Entry Name: Oxenfoord Bridge
Listing Name: Tyne Water, Oxenfoord Bridge
Listing Date: 18 October 1976
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331162
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB752
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1800. Single span bridge. Segmental Arch. Harled random rubble with ashlar copes and pink sandstone ashlar voussoirs.
N & S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATIONS: sloped offsets with plain abutments supporting segmental arch: projecting imposts, ashlar voussoirs with projecting architvolt to extrados; partially harled rubble wing walls with flattened stone copes (some grey concrete replacements).
E & W ELEVATIONS: sloped wing walls to either side of tarmac roadway leading uphill to flat bridge.
This narrow bridge is now no longer in use. It is sited adjacent to a modern structure now used to carry the traffic on the A6093, the main route to Pencaitland and Haddington. The parish and county end beyond this bridge with Cranston, Midlothian becoming Ormiston, East Lothian. The bridge is quite plain in comparison to other bridges in the area. It was built before the "new road" building phase started within the parish and was not part of an estate proper, although it is near to what was the old Oxenfoord Castle's home farm.
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