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Braidwood Bridge over River South Esk, B6372

A Category B Listed Building in Temple, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.819 / 55°49'8"N

Longitude: -3.0896 / 3°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 331826

OS Northings: 658949

OS Grid: NT318589

Mapcode National: GBR 61V4.XX

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.JZ0Z

Entry Name: Braidwood Bridge over River South Esk, B6372

Listing Date: 18 November 1998

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392819

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45807

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Temple

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Temple

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1930, incorporating parapets of 1811. Arched, single span road bridge over River South Esk. Coped re inforced concrete arch ring; concrete stanchions supporting deck and coped, bull faced, squared and snecked sandstone parapet with polished, coursed sandstone refuges. Tooled panel to inside of E parapet reading "Erected by ROBERT DUNDAS OF ARNISTON Chief Baron of the Exchequer A.D. 1811".

Statement of Interest

Extremely good example of 1930's re inforced concrete bridge engineering. The original Braidwood Bridge substructure, built by Robert Dundas, is now at Carrington Mill.

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