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Knockvennie Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0195 / 55°1'10"N

Longitude: -3.9404 / 3°56'25"W

OS Eastings: 276036

OS Northings: 571160

OS Grid: NX760711

Mapcode National: GBR 0BXD.QG

Mapcode Global: WH4VM.F3V9

Entry Name: Knockvennie Bridge

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350951

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17097

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-arch stonebuilt bridge spanning Urr
Water near Knockvennie Smithy. Segmental arches, 36ft
approximately span each, central bull-faced cutwaters
supporting rubble buttresses. Dressed springers, polished red
sandstone voussoirs, rubble soffit, parapet and abutments.
Shallow splayed abutments, terminal pairs with pyramidal
sandstone caps.

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