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Arkland Bridge (Over Scaur Water)

A Category B Listed Building in Penpont, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2629 / 55°15'46"N

Longitude: -3.8823 / 3°52'56"W

OS Eastings: 280483

OS Northings: 598144

OS Grid: NX804981

Mapcode National: GBR 17BL.96

Mapcode Global: WH4T9.BZJ7

Entry Name: Arkland Bridge (Over Scaur Water)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351169

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17276

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penpont

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Probably circa 1760. Roadbridge, 2 segmental arches over
Scaur Water. Rubble-built, droved red ashlar dressings and
parapet coping. Pointed central cutwater either side;
parapets splayed at approaches square terminal piers with
pyramidal caps at north approach. Re-pointed and upper part
rebuilt 1984.

Statement of Interest

On 6.5.1750, Commissioners of Supply were informed that the

bridge over Scaur at Arkland had been carried away "harvest

last"

(D1/1/6 p6)

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