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Chirnside Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Edrom, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7992 / 55°47'57"N

Longitude: -2.2379 / 2°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 385183

OS Northings: 656236

OS Grid: NT851562

Mapcode National: GBR D1TC.9Z

Mapcode Global: WH9Y7.LHKM

Entry Name: Chirnside Bridge

Listing Date: 26 March 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391028

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edrom

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Edrom

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 3-arched stone bridge (1 dry arch). Spanning Whiteadder Water and joining uneven bank levels. Squared, coursed and stugged sandstone with ashlar voussoirs to arches. 2 irregular segmental arches over water with dividing cutwater buttress each side on crusticated ashlar pier, bracketed string course below ashlar parapets. Dry arch near-semicircular with further buttresses dividing from wet arches, providing refuge to bridge above. Evidence of former gabled structures abutting bridge. Steps up by Paper Mill.

Statement of Interest

The Chirnside Bridge Paper Mill and its railway bridge are listed spearately.

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