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Keir Bridge (Keirmill/Virginhall Road over Scaur Water)

A Category C Listed Building in Mid and Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.221 / 55°13'15"N

Longitude: -3.7899 / 3°47'23"W

OS Eastings: 286235

OS Northings: 593323

OS Grid: NX862933

Mapcode National: GBR 18Z2.97

Mapcode Global: WH5VV.R1HB

Entry Name: Keir Bridge (Keirmill/Virginhall Road over Scaur Water)

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342676

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10252

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Sir William Arrol and Co, engineers. Built 1897. Steel
bowstring roadbridge spanning Scaur Water. Cross-braced
rivetted girders, flat roadway on suspended I-beams. Bridge
rests on bull-faced red ashlar plinths, these with parapets
splayed towards approaches.

Statement of Interest

Replaces suspension bridge erected by Drumlanrig Estate about 1820/30 (New Statistical Account).

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