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Pencaitland Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9109 / 55°54'39"N

Longitude: -2.8939 / 2°53'38"W

OS Eastings: 344216

OS Northings: 669005

OS Grid: NT442690

Mapcode National: GBR 8072.8Y

Mapcode Global: WH7V2.JP5H

Entry Name: Pencaitland Bridge

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353145

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18931

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Dated 1510, with later parapet. Triple span bridge. Large blocks

of coursed sandstone; chamfered reveals to pointed arches; ribbed soffit to central arch. S side bearing heraldic, dated plaque to left of central arch (to Sinclairs). Flanking overflow (?) arches divided by buttresses. Rubble parapet with droved raised blocks interrupting,and coping; square piers terminating with pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

Important bridge linking Easter and Wester Pencaitland, spanning River Tyne. Parapet form common to many bridges in East Lothian.

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