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Spittal Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcowan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8889 / 54°53'20"N

Longitude: -4.5582 / 4°33'29"W

OS Eastings: 236016

OS Northings: 557904

OS Grid: NX360579

Mapcode National: GBR HH3S.JTW

Mapcode Global: WH3TR.YCMY

Entry Name: Spittal Bridge

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346106

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13110

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcowan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Kirkcowan

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-arch stone-built bridge with subsidiary arch to W, spanning River Bladnoch on B733 at Kirkcowan/Penninghame parish boundaries. Segmental arch spans, V-cutwater buttresses to each side. Granite spandrels, voussoirs, soffit, springers and cutwaters dressed granite. Coped granite parapet. Brick voussoirs to subsidiary arch.

Statement of Interest

Bridge Strengthend 1993 re-painted parapet raised.

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