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Annan Bridge (A75 over River Annan)

A Category A Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9873 / 54°59'14"N

Longitude: -3.2657 / 3°15'56"W

OS Eastings: 319107

OS Northings: 566585

OS Grid: NY191665

Mapcode National: GBR 5BMS.S0

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.TX32

Entry Name: Annan Bridge (A75 over River Annan)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356274

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21061

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

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Description

Robert Stevenson, engineer, 1826. Large roadbridge, 3
segmental arches (each span approx 21 m) carrying A75 over
River Annan. Red ashlar, with rounded semi-domed cutwaters
either side, channelled voussoirs and outer pilaster strips
to battered abutments: flat roadway. String course below
parapets.

Statement of Interest

Also in Annan parish.

In 1814 Thomas Telford inspected the earlier bridge and

declared it to be beyond repair (D1/1/15 p. 361).

Survey plan by Telford of that bridge held in Burgh archives.

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