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General's Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5435 / 55°32'36"N

Longitude: -2.9007 / 2°54'2"W

OS Eastings: 343264

OS Northings: 628119

OS Grid: NT432281

Mapcode National: GBR 845B.TN

Mapcode Global: WH7WT.DXZP

Entry Name: General's Bridge

Listing Date: 23 June 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347069

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13854

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Description

Possibly 18th century. Broad single segmentally-arched bridge over Yarrow Water. Squared and snecked rubble, voussoirs. Mutuled band at base of ashlar-coped parapet with curved approaches and rounded outer piers to W.

Statement of Interest

Early photographs show a semicircular timber balustrade at SW. Thought to have been built by General MacKay but probably a replacement of that earlier structure.

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