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Latitude: 56.1256 / 56°7'32"N
Longitude: -3.8463 / 3°50'46"W
OS Eastings: 285325
OS Northings: 694078
OS Grid: NS853940
Mapcode National: GBR 1G.L5VN
Mapcode Global: WH4P7.W9LC
Entry Name: Iron Bridge over River Devon at Cambus
Listing Date: 12 June 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332787
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1985
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire West
Traditional County: Clackmannanshire
Early 19th century, Carron Company. Single-span, segmental-arched, prefabricated cast iron lattice girder bridge. Coped, squared and coursed, droved sandstone abutments with curved approaches. Timber deck with iron guide rails. Metal railings.
This elegant, single-span cast iron bridge is one of the oldest cast iron bridges in Scotland. Built from prefabricated lattice girders, it was originally used by the neighbouring Cambus Distillery to move goods across the river from one part of their site to another. It originally carried horse-drawn traffic, and the guide rails are still evident. The bridge was restored in 1997 and is now a footbridge (2008).The Carron Company, located near Falkirk was founded in 1759. Internationally renowned, the beginning of the 19th century it had become one of the largest iron works in Europe and exported its goods all over the world.
List description updated in 2008.
Formerly a scheduled monument. Scheduled on 15/10/1975 and descheduled on 23/03/2016.
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