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Hornshole Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in Hawick, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4429 / 55°26'34"N

Longitude: -2.7396 / 2°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 353308

OS Northings: 616808

OS Grid: NT533168

Mapcode National: GBR 959H.PP

Mapcode Global: WH7XG.WGL7

Plus Code: 9C7VC7V6+55

Entry Name: Hornshole Bridge

Listing Name: Hornshole Bridge

Listing Date: 7 November 2007

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340483

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8373

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hawick

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Hawick and Denholm

Parish: Hawick

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century, single-arched hump-back bridge over River Teviot with high arch and parapet rising to a point at centre. Whinstone rubble with squared voussoirs. Rounded cope to parapet; splayed wing walls.

Statement of Interest

A good little-altered example of an earlier 19th century road bridge standing high over the River Teviot. This is the only crossing on this stretch of the river between Denholm and the centre of Hawick. The approaches from north and south of the river are at right angles to the line of the bridge and together with the high hump-back shape make the bridge striking feature in the landscape. The date is judged by map evidence: it was built between 1822 and 1840.

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