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Gilnockie Bridge (A7 over River Esk)

A Category A Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0942 / 55°5'38"N

Longitude: -2.964 / 2°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 338578

OS Northings: 578172

OS Grid: NY385781

Mapcode National: GBR 79RJ.3P

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.F7T2

Entry Name: Gilnockie Bridge (A7 over River Esk)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334562

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3504

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Parish: Canonbie

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Built 1793. Roadbridge; 2 giant segmental arches (one over
Esk, other dry); roadway widened on cantilevers probably in
mid 20th century; massive masonry abutment between arches.
Modern plain iron parapets set in concrete.

Statement of Interest

Arches 70' and 45' span; 46' in height and 244' in length.

(Old Statistical Account)

Upgraded B to A 12.7.88.

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