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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 342676
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10252
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
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.
Replaces suspension bridge erected by Drumlanrig Estate about 1820/30 (New Statistical Account).
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