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Latitude: 54.9718 / 54°58'18"N
Longitude: -4.4805 / 4°28'49"W
OS Eastings: 241327
OS Northings: 566943
OS Grid: NX413669
Mapcode National: GBR 4H.XST7
Mapcode Global: WH3TF.49QD
Plus Code: 9C6QXGC9+PR
Entry Name: Queen Mary's Bridge, Penkiln Burn, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart
Listing Name: Queen Mary's Bridge
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353648
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19319
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
16th century in origin; 18th century; rebuilt circa 1960. Footbridge over Penkiln Burn, on E-W axis. Double span, with semicircular arches; overflow arch to W smaller. Rubble. Rubble voussoirs. Arches spring from natural rock. Massive cutwater buttress to N. Modern handrail with rubble piers and concrete coping. Adjoined to Cumloden Waulkmill (see separate listing) to NE; rubble walls adjoined to S.
Queen Mary's Bridge supposedly takes it name from the tradition that Mary Queen of Scots crossed it during her royal progress in 1563. The Bridge is actually called "Penkill Old Bridge" on the OS Map of 1849. The parapets of the bridge were swept away in a flood in circa 1960.
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