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Ns46731/88495, Bridge (1) Over Mill Burn, Buchanan Castle Estate

A Category C Listed Building in Forth and Endrick, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.0647 / 56°3'52"N

Longitude: -4.4634 / 4°27'48"W

OS Eastings: 246729

OS Northings: 688497

OS Grid: NS467884

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q.PZ4M

Mapcode Global: WH3N0.DTSL

Plus Code: 9C8Q3G7P+VJ

Entry Name: Ns46731/88495, Bridge (1) Over Mill Burn, Buchanan Castle Estate

Listing Name: Buchanan Castle Estate, Bridge (1) over Mill Burn, Ns46731/88495

Listing Date: 4 May 2006

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 398488

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50455

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Buchanan

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick

Parish: Buchanan

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park Planning Authority

An early 19th century bridge with a single segmental arch, carrying one of the drives of the estate SE-NW across the Mill Burn, giving access to the walled garden (demolished). It is built of droved ashlar with a convex-coped parapet which terminates at each end with short swept wing walls with scrolled ends. The bridge is part of the landscape development of Buchanan Castle estate. The policies of Buchanan Castle are included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland (Vol. 4, 291).

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There are three other similar bridges on the estate, two single arch and one triple arch. (see separate listings).

Buchanan Castle Estate was held the Buchanans from the 13th century until it was bought by the 3rd Marquis (later Duke) in 1682. In 1724 the earlier dwelling was demolished and a large new house constructed. Over the next 130 years, the house and its surrounding estate underwent several periods of alteration and development, culminating in the construction of Buchanan Castle in 1852.

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