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Latitude: 55.1524 / 55°9'8"N
Longitude: -3.001 / 3°0'3"W
OS Eastings: 336304
OS Northings: 584687
OS Grid: NY363846
Mapcode National: GBR 78HV.2T
Mapcode Global: WH7YP.WR3G
Plus Code: 9C7R5X2X+XH
Entry Name: Townhead Bridge, Langholm
Listing Name: Townhead, Bridge (B709 over River Esk)
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 382165
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37146
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Robin Hotson contractor, 1775. Road bridge, 3 segmental
arches over River Esk. Built of grey rubble with ashlar
dressings, recessed arch-rings and pointed cutwaters (latter
with some red ashlar repairs). Roadway widened on steel
cantilevers 1880 (dated) - John Hyslop contractor - with
angle brackets and cutwaters carried upwards as supports,
latticed steel parapets with lamp brackets at abutments.
Roadway slopes downwards from E bank to W.
Thomas Telford is said to have worked as an apprentice on the construction of this bridge.
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