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Minnoch Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0409 / 55°2'27"N

Longitude: -4.5644 / 4°33'51"W

OS Eastings: 236236

OS Northings: 574824

OS Grid: NX362748

Mapcode National: GBR 4C.SKBQ

Mapcode Global: WH3SZ.VKNG

Entry Name: Minnoch Bridge

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353640

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19311

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Minnigaff

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Minnigaff

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

1841. Vehicular bridge over Water of Minnoch; single track on E-W axis. Single span, with segmental arch. Rubble. Granite voussoirs and abutments. Stone parapets replaced by modern iron railings and concrete coping.

Statement of Interest

Minnoch Bridge was built in 1841, according to the NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT. The bridge is featured in THE FIVE RED HERRINGS by Dorothy L Sayers; the place where "the body" was discovered is situated to the NW of the bridge.

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