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Windygates, Cameron Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1885 / 56°11'18"N

Longitude: -3.0533 / 3°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 334725

OS Northings: 700038

OS Grid: NO347000

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.G40H

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.2QB6

Entry Name: Windygates, Cameron Bridge

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350467

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16683

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1870 reconstruction of late 17th early 18th century, incorporating earlier fabric. 3 arch bridge with cutwater buttresses over River Leven. Ashlar coped, squared rubble, some bull faced; stepped, pulvinated band course, 2 voussoirs and keystones raised as distinctive tabs to centre and S arches. Moulded panel, dated 1705?, to E over smallest (N) arch. Banks revetted to each side.

Statement of Interest

The OSA comments upon this as "an excellent bridge over the Leven at Cameron", and the Inventory reports that it "has been widened, but the lower part of its eastern side, although to some extent rebuilt, may be of 17th century origin." Sited within Cameron Bridge Distillery.

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