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Glenlochar Bridge

A Category A Listed Building in Crossmichael, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9591 / 54°57'32"N

Longitude: -3.9817 / 3°58'54"W

OS Eastings: 273206

OS Northings: 564512

OS Grid: NX732645

Mapcode National: GBR 0CM3.R3

Mapcode Global: WH4VS.TM45

Entry Name: Glenlochar Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334835

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3706

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crossmichael

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Crossmichael

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1797. 5-arch stonebuilt bridge spanning Water of Ken at Crossmichael/Balmaghie parish boundaries.

5 symmetrically arranged depressed arches spanning

approximately 312 ft in total. Dressed granite voussoirs and

bull-nosed cutwater buttresses to both sides of piers.

Otherwise rubble-built soffit, spandrels and abutments. Above

buttresses blind medallions with polished margin. Rubble

parapet with dressed granite coping, shallow splayed

embrasure; narrow slightly humpbacked carriageway.

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