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Ormiston Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Ormiston, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9099 / 55°54'35"N

Longitude: -2.9409 / 2°56'27"W

OS Eastings: 341278

OS Northings: 668934

OS Grid: NT412689

Mapcode National: GBR 70X3.39

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.SQR8

Entry Name: Ormiston Bridge

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353314

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19061

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ormiston

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Ormiston

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Mid 18th century. Single arch bridge with flanking overflow arch

each side. Cream sandstone rubble with harl pointing; squared for voussoirs of arches; ashlar coping to parapet. Main arch span of approximatley 10'.

Statement of Interest

Bridging the River Tyne to S of Ormiston Probably part of the planned village works masterminded by John Cockburn in the mid 18th century, and quite possibly designed by their creator, Lewis Gordon, a civil engineer brought up from London for the purpose.

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