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Latitude: 55.8442 / 55°50'38"N
Longitude: -2.9126 / 2°54'45"W
OS Eastings: 342948
OS Northings: 661592
OS Grid: NT429615
Mapcode National: GBR 803V.6W
Mapcode Global: WH7VG.7C8N
Plus Code: 9C7VR3VP+MW
Entry Name: Bridge, Fala Dam Burn, Fala Dam
Listing Name: Bridge, Fala Dam Burn
Listing Date: 22 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331173
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB762
Building Class: Cultural
ID on this website: 200331173
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Tagged with: Bridge
Circa 1850. Single span, segmental-arched vernacular bridge; rubble parapet, shaped stone copes; wing walls with stone copes to E and W, training walls at river level. Random rubble with lime mortar, ashlar spandrels and abutments, replacement concrete haunch.
Fala Dam was never more than a few cottages, but now it is a peaceful picturesque hamlet, off the main road. This bridge was built as replacement for a ford, on what was once the main Edinburgh to Cornhill & Kelso road.
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