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Latitude: 55.7455 / 55°44'43"N
Longitude: -2.4068 / 2°24'24"W
OS Eastings: 374556
OS Northings: 650311
OS Grid: NT745503
Mapcode National: GBR C2M0.Q7
Mapcode Global: WH8X7.0V59
Entry Name: Packman's Brae, Bridge Spanning Polwarth Burn
Listing Date: 16 August 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393600
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46327
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Early 19th century with later repairs. Single arched bridge spanning Polwarth Burn. Ribbon-pointed sandstone rubble. Tooled rubble voussoirs to small, round-arched openings. Splayed walls with cement and rubble coping; circular-plan terminal piers.
A simple bridge forming part of the main road into and out of what was Polwarth centre - recorded as having 227 inhabitants in 1881 and now virtually empty. The road is so named after an argument between 2 packmen at St Mungo's Fair - held on the green at the height of village's importance. One of the men was murdered and subsequently buried nearby - his grave being marked on the early Ordnance Survey map.
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