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Auchmuir Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Kinglassie, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1961 / 56°11'46"N

Longitude: -3.2607 / 3°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 321869

OS Northings: 701107

OS Grid: NO218011

Mapcode National: GBR 25.FRD6

Mapcode Global: WH6RD.WJGB

Entry Name: Auchmuir Bridge

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345979

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13007

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinglassie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Parish: Kinglassie

Traditional County: Fife

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Circa 1827. Single elliptical arch bridge with further small flood arch to N; dressed, squared and coursed rubble with flat ashlar coping. Inset panels to outer sides, that to E from previous bridge on this site.

Statement of Interest

This and the earlier bridge were both erected by the Malcolms of Balbedie. The E facing panel was described in 1927 as "a panel containing a scrolled cartouche bearing: A saltire (?) between four unicorns? heads couped: below the cartouche are a label and what seems to be a 17th century date. The cartouche is surmounted by a second label. On the west side of the bridge another panel has been inserted, apparently inscribed but indecipherable from the river bank".

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