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Ken Bridge

A Category A Listed Building in Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.081 / 55°4'51"N

Longitude: -4.1312 / 4°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 264048

OS Northings: 578357

OS Grid: NX640783

Mapcode National: GBR 4X.Q34F

Mapcode Global: WH4V4.HKZ6

Entry Name: Ken Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334328

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3316

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmaclellan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Balmaclellan

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

John Rennie, 1820-1. 5-arch granite bridge spanning River Ken

with curving roadway at Balmaclellan/Kells parish boundaries. Symmetrical bridge of 5 graduated segmental arches, centre

arch with widest span of 100ft approximately; 350ft

approximately span in all. All masonry rock faced granite

except polished granite soffits and inner face of parapet.

Round-nosed cutwater piers on river bed; pilasters at

spandrels. Bull-nosed string-course to base of parapet,

splayed abutments.

Statement of Interest

De-Scheduled 5 March 1996.

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