This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 55.1869 / 55°11'12"N
Longitude: -4.1698 / 4°10'11"W
OS Eastings: 261954
OS Northings: 590211
OS Grid: NX619902
Mapcode National: GBR 4W.H68D
Mapcode Global: WH4TJ.XWKK
Entry Name: High Bridge of Ken
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334746
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3627
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Dalry (Dumf & Galloway)
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Parish: Dalry (Dumf & Galloway)
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Earlier 18th century bridge, possibly of earlier origin
spanning Water of Ken at narrow ravine on Dalry/Carsphairn
2 semi-circular arches separated by wide spandrel, long
abutments, narrow carriageway. Arch to N spans main flow of
river; subsidiary flood arch to S; both approximately 24 ft
spans. Squared granite springers rise from natural rocky
outcrops, squared voussoirs, rubble spandrel, soffits,
abutments and parapet, latter with dressed granite coping.
Bridge spans Dalry/Carsphairn parish boundaries.
Other nearby listed buildings