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Dalserf, Garrion Bridge, River Clyde

A Category B Listed Building in Dalserf, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7376 / 55°44'15"N

Longitude: -3.9233 / 3°55'23"W

OS Eastings: 279340

OS Northings: 651035

OS Grid: NS793510

Mapcode National: GBR 1213.F1

Mapcode Global: WH4R4.P1ZS

Entry Name: Dalserf, Garrion Bridge, River Clyde

Listing Date: 12 January 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336520

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5172

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalserf

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Parish: Dalserf

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Dated 1817. 3-span cream sandstone segmental-arched bridge. Solid droved ashlar parapet with flat ashlar cope and droved string course below. Polished semicircular-plan piers with semicircular refuges above polished semicircular cutwaters; thick string course between. Bull-faced spandrels and voussoirs; droved soffits and polished abutments; date panel and inscription to NW terminal, partly re-erected, 1985.

Statement of Interest

Opened in 1818 to carry the Edinburgh-Ayr turnpike, the Garrion Bridge was, at the time, the only dry crossing point over the Clyde between Lanark and Bothwell.

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