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Dalhousie Castle, Bridge over River South Esk to Se of Castle

A Category C Listed Building in Midlothian South, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8602 / 55°51'36"N

Longitude: -3.0819 / 3°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 332380

OS Northings: 663528

OS Grid: NT323635

Mapcode National: GBR 60XP.L4

Mapcode Global: WH6T1.MYNW

Entry Name: Dalhousie Castle, Bridge over River South Esk to Se of Castle

Listing Date: 14 September 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331210

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB785

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cockpen

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Cockpen

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 18th century. Segmental-arched, single span bridge over River South Esk. Tooled, coursed pink sandstone with polished, chamfered arch-ring and polished coping; splayed wing walls.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Dalhousie Castle, Folly on W Bank of River South Esk, Folly on E Bank of River South Esk, West Lodge and Grove Farm (former Dalhousie Walled Garden). The bridge provides picturesque access to the now disused Castle Quarry.

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