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Latitude: 54.9889 / 54°59'20"N
Longitude: -3.9146 / 3°54'52"W
OS Eastings: 277593
OS Northings: 567714
OS Grid: NX775677
Mapcode National: GBR 1B3R.9D
Mapcode Global: WH4VM.VV2S
Entry Name: Old Bridge of Urr
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 342601
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10190
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Kirkpatrick Durham
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Parish: Kirkpatrick Durham
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
2-arch stonebuilt bridge spanning Water of Urr on Kirkpatrick-Durham/Crossmichael parish boundaries. Probably
late 16th-century in origin though considerably rebuilt;
widened to the N in 1772 and with parapets rebuilt mid
19th-century and repaired circa 1900. Total span 50 ft,
original width 9 ft 8 ins approximately present width 13 ft
Granite rubble throughout. 2 asymmetrical near semi-circular
arches spring from rubble abutments and central solid pier
with cutwater buttresses, to both up and downstream sides.
Above S buttress, 2 red sandstone panels both badly eroded
but recorded as bearing a lion rampant, crown and initials IR
to the upper stone; a dexter hand appaume and date 1580 to
Parapets recently repointed.
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