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Blackadder Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Edrom, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7837 / 55°47'1"N

Longitude: -2.2185 / 2°13'6"W

OS Eastings: 386391

OS Northings: 654510

OS Grid: NT863545

Mapcode National: GBR D1YK.HJ

Mapcode Global: WH9Y7.WWQH

Entry Name: Blackadder Bridge

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333009

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2135

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edrom

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Edrom

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Dated 1851. 2 flat elliptical-arched bridge running E-W across Blackadder Water. Yellow sandstone with channelled ashlar dressings; stugged squared and snecked sandstone to quadrants. Rounded cornice with ashlar parapet and coping. Pointed pier between with pilaster above; pilaster flanking bridge wall. Ashlar name and date plaque to roadside of N parapet.

Statement of Interest

The bridge was built in the same year as the Allanton Bridge (see separate listing) which spans the point where the Blackadder and Whiteadder meet.

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