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Biel House Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Stenton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9739 / 55°58'25"N

Longitude: -2.584 / 2°35'2"W

OS Eastings: 363649

OS Northings: 675808

OS Grid: NT636758

Mapcode National: GBR MDZX.WG7

Mapcode Global: WH8W5.83RP

Entry Name: Biel House Bridge

Listing Date: 2 May 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354274

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19859

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stenton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Stenton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1760. Double span classical bridge. Large, droved
sandstone blocks, coursed, with ashlar dressings. Large
central water-break pier in keel-shaped section with
band course and keystoned oculus in spandrel through entire
width, and with raised surround to E side. Wide
semi-circular keystoned arches flanking. Bracketted
string course below parapet with ashlar coping. Carved
armorial panel to W parapet, set above oculus. Keystoned
round-arched entrance to pedestrian arch on N bank.

Statement of Interest

Crosses Biel Water in SW-NE direction, and sited to E of

Biel House, by Bridge Cottage and walled garden (not included

in current listings).

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