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Valleyfield Wood, Policies of Valleyfield House, Rustic Bridge 1

A Category B Listed Building in Torryburn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0653 / 56°3'54"N

Longitude: -3.5943 / 3°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 300836

OS Northings: 686970

OS Grid: NT008869

Mapcode National: GBR 1S.PVWM

Mapcode Global: WH5QP.RTM5

Entry Name: Valleyfield Wood, Policies of Valleyfield House, Rustic Bridge 1

Listing Date: 30 June 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353410

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19122

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Torryburn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Parish: Torryburn

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Built to carry carriage drive, the principal component of Humphrey Repton's landscape design of circa 1800-1804. Picturesque masonry footbridge, single arch spanning the Bluther Burn. Cyclopean, "rustic" masonry, voussoirs of volcanic type rock. Some masonry blocks dislodged and in burn (1992).

Statement of Interest

Of the 5 bridges on the Bluther Burn in this area (NT0087) 2 (timber) footbridges are lost, although their masonry abutments remain at NT 006871 and NT 004873. 3 others are extant, as well as the old and new Mewmills bridges to the S.

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