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Balmuto Bridge over Tributary to Tiel Burn

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0935 / 56°5'36"N

Longitude: -3.2507 / 3°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 322280

OS Northings: 689675

OS Grid: NT222896

Mapcode National: GBR 26.N1N6

Mapcode Global: WH6S0.139G

Entry Name: Balmuto Bridge over Tributary to Tiel Burn

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394240

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46864

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Probably late 18th century. Single segmentally-arched bridge. Squared rubble with ashlar dressings. Stepped voussoirs and keystone below rendered band course, squared rubble spandrels and further band course giving way to parapet of large ashlar blocks, moulded cornice and shaped cope. Later infill under arch as dam shielding later road.

Statement of Interest

Nearby Balmuto Tower (listed category B) dates from the 15th century but with many alterations, including much work in 1797 which may have included the bridge and nearby East Lodge (now West Balbardie Lodge). The bridge is now circumvented by a later road.

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