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Byreburnfoot Bridge and Embankment (A7 over Byre Burn)

A Category A Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0924 / 55°5'32"N

Longitude: -2.957 / 2°57'25"W

OS Eastings: 339022

OS Northings: 577971

OS Grid: NY390779

Mapcode National: GBR 79SK.M9

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.K84F

Entry Name: Byreburnfoot Bridge and Embankment (A7 over Byre Burn)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334579

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3520

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

J Hogg of Carlisle architect, 1850 (inscribed cast-iron

plaques). Roadbridge, single segmental arch high over Byre

Burn with embankment on W side of road extending N and S. All

red ashlar, mostly bull-nosed; stugged and channelled

voussoirs carried into spandrels as diagonal masonry; continuous roll-moulded course below coped parapet; latter raised over

plain buttresses flanking arch. Embankment and abutments

all shallow battered; flat roadway.

Statement of Interest

Inscribed panels on inner face of parapets also state "Built

by the road trustees".

Upgraded B to A 12.7.88.

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