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Penton Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0881 / 55°5'17"N

Longitude: -2.8902 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 343277

OS Northings: 577437

OS Grid: NY432774

Mapcode National: GBR 898L.2V

Mapcode Global: WH7Z4.KCYQ

Entry Name: Penton Bridge

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334589

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3530

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward/Division: Lyne

Parish: Canonbie

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

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Description

Early 19th century. Roadbridge, single wide segmental arch
over River Liddel. Coursed stugged and squared rubble, with
recessed ashlar arch-rings; ashlar parapets perhaps not
original and splayed at approaches, terminal piers with
pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

See SRO RHP 9711/1-2 designs for bridge over Liddel at

Haithwaite Mill 1766 by John Armstrong and Samuel Halton:

designs are similar though Halton's has recessed arch ring, as

on existing bridge. Part in England.

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