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Dirniemow Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9951 / 54°59'42"N

Longitude: -4.8626 / 4°51'45"W

OS Eastings: 216981

OS Northings: 570469

OS Grid: NX169704

Mapcode National: GBR 40.WGMZ

Mapcode Global: WH2RX.8QR2

Entry Name: Dirniemow Bridge

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353701

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19374

Building Class: Cultural

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: New Luce

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Post 1813, rebuilt 1984. Vehicular bridge over Cross Water of Luce, on N-S axis. Single span, with low segmental arch. Rubble. Rubble voussoirs. Granite slab coping. Wingwalls terminated by granite-capped square piers. Plaque inscribed "Rebuilt 1984" to inside of E parapet.

Statement of Interest

The proposal to build a bridge on this site is given in the "Report of

a proposed road" and the "Plan of Road" of 1813. Dirniemow Bridge is mentioned in 1839 as "a bridge upon the Cross Water of Luce, about four miles from this village" in the NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT.

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