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Turner's Bridge (Footbridge) over River Ayr

A Category C Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4624 / 55°27'44"N

Longitude: -4.6263 / 4°37'34"W

OS Eastings: 234050

OS Northings: 621862

OS Grid: NS340218

Mapcode National: GBR 39.XZ8M

Mapcode Global: WH2PP.XY5V

Entry Name: Turner's Bridge (Footbridge) over River Ayr

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357236

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21809

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Ayr

Electoral Ward: Ayr West

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Description

John Eaglesham (engineer), 1900. Steel and iron footbridge crossing the River Ayr. Steel; cast-iron parapet; red sandstone rusticated piers. 5 segmental arches; latticed parapets; 5 ornamental ogee-arched cast-iron open gateways with lighting.

Statement of Interest

The authors of HISTORIC AYR state that the Dukit Stream Ford provided access across the River Ayr before the erection of the current bridge. The bridge is named after the Mr Turner, who generously funded the footbridge (Dodd, p351).

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