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Kirk Bridge, Kirk Burn, Polwarth

A Category C Listed Building in Polwarth, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7401 / 55°44'24"N

Longitude: -2.3948 / 2°23'41"W

OS Eastings: 375306

OS Northings: 649705

OS Grid: NT753497

Mapcode National: GBR C2Q2.B5

Mapcode Global: WH8X7.5ZVG

Plus Code: 9C7VPJR4+23

Entry Name: Kirk Bridge, Kirk Burn, Polwarth

Listing Name: Kirk Bridge

Listing Date: 16 August 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393588

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46319

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Polwarth

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Parish: Polwarth

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Early 19th century, possibly earlier. Segmental-arched bridge spanning Kirk Burn. Ribbon-pointed sandstone rubble (squared in part); tooled cream sandstone voussoirs; rubble soffit. Squared ashlar coping to low walls; square-plan piers with shallow pyramidal caps to both ends.

Statement of Interest

Noted in the OS Name Book as "...a small stone bridge spanning the Kirk Burn....It was executed by and kept in repair by the proprietor of the estate (Marchmont) - Sir H H Campbell Bart." A relatively early bridge, set prominently within the landscape, to the NE of Polwarth Church (see separate list entry).

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