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Boatford Bridge, Langholm

A Category B Listed Building in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.1509 / 55°9'3"N

Longitude: -3.0021 / 3°0'7"W

OS Eastings: 336234

OS Northings: 584515

OS Grid: NY362845

Mapcode National: GBR 78GW.VC

Mapcode Global: WH7YP.VSLN

Plus Code: 9C7R5X2X+85

Entry Name: Boatford Bridge, Langholm

Listing Name: Suspension Bridge (Boatford Bridge)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382157

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37139

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Langholm, Boatford Bridge

ID on this website: 200382157

Location: Langholm

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Langholm

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Tagged with: Footbridge

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1871 pedestrian suspension bridge designed by Messrs

Herneulewiczs and Co, London, collapsed on opening day;

present steel suspension bridge constructed also presumably

1871 using original pylon-suporting piers; deck timbers

replaced and walkway asphalted 1985.

PIERS: bull-faced grey and red ashlar; pointed cutwaters. SUPERSTRUCTURE: plain open-worked pylons with finials; ramped

walkway supported by steel rods; simple open-worked parapets.

Statement of Interest

Built for use of mill workers living in New Langholm.

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