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Bridge of Dun

A Category A Listed Building in Dun, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7163 / 56°42'58"N

Longitude: -2.5526 / 2°33'9"W

OS Eastings: 366272

OS Northings: 758424

OS Grid: NO662584

Mapcode National: GBR X1.7XN9

Mapcode Global: WH8RH.RGN2

Entry Name: Bridge of Dun

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335957

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4677

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dun

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Montrose and District

Parish: Dun

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Description

3 wide segmental arches with prow-shaped refuges
carried on free- standing quatrefoil columns of Langley
pattern rising from bullfaced cutwaters. Ashlar with
droved voussoirs. Long ramped approaches on either side
divided into 3 compartments, outermost with segmental
flood arch, innermost with sunk double crosses with
trefoil heads: Obelisks at top of approaches and short
quatrefoil spired pillars at bottom: pinned coursed
rubble. Inscription on S.E. obelisk records
construction: 'This bridge was founded on the 7th June
1785 and finished on the 27th January 1787 by Alexander
Stevens.'

Statement of Interest

Part in Maryton Parish

De-scheduled 3 March 1999.

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