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Hensol Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0073 / 55°0'26"N

Longitude: -4.0911 / 4°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 266366

OS Northings: 570081

OS Grid: NX663700

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z.VLDH

Mapcode Global: WH4VK.4D4P

Plus Code: 9C7Q2W45+WH

Entry Name: Hensol Bridge

Listing Name: Hensol Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342050

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9742

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kells

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Kells

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

Tagged with: Road bridge

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Granite-built bridge over Black Water

of Dee near Hensol house. Single segmental arch, 55 ft span

app. Springers of bull-nosed and broached granite; voussoirs

and soffit of finely dressed granite; spandrels abutments and

parapets of random rubble. Parapet coping of dressed granite. Carriageway slightly hump backed, shallow splay embrasure.

Statement of Interest

Hensol House was designed by Robert Lugar in 1825; the bridge

was probably built at this time, perhaps to Lugar's design.

See also Balmaghie Parish.

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