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Haugh Bridge, Bridge over Urr Water, Near Haugh of Urr

A Category A Listed Building in Castle Douglas and Crocketford, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9741 / 54°58'26"N

Longitude: -3.8678 / 3°52'4"W

OS Eastings: 280543

OS Northings: 565980

OS Grid: NX805659

Mapcode National: GBR 1BFX.FQ

Mapcode Global: WH4VV.K7DN

Entry Name: Haugh Bridge, Bridge over Urr Water, Near Haugh of Urr

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350620

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16807

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Urr

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Urr

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Probably circa 1763 built as part of military road scheme.
100 ft span, 2-arch stone bridge over Urr Water near Haugh of
Urr village. 2 semi-circular arches with V-cutwater
buttresses. Polished voussoirs, springers and lower portion
of buttresses; otherwise rubble built. Heavily pointed
rubble parapet with polished coping.
Central pedestrian refuges over buttresses; angled splay to
abutment walls at both ends of carriageway.
Arch-ring voussoirs possibly rebuilt in 19th century.

Statement of Interest

B group with Bridge over Spottes Burn and Bridgend House.

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