Peebles, Bridgegate, Tree Bridge

Road Bridge

Site Name Peebles, Bridgegate, Tree Bridge

Classification Road Bridge

Alternative Name(s) Eddleston Water; Eddlestone Water

Canmore ID 51448

Site Number NT24SE 13

NGR NT 2518 4054

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Peebles
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

2518 4054

Not to be confused with Cuddy Bridge (NT 25048 40444), for which see

Tree Bridge [NAT]

OS 1:2500 map, 1965.

(NT 2518 4054) Tree Bridge: There was a bridge over Eddleston Water at the foot of the Bridgegate, before the original bridge ( ) connecting the west end of the High Street with the foot of the Old Town was built, probably in the 15th century.

J W Buchan and H Paton 1925

NT 2518 4053. The existing Tree Bridge - an iron bridge - shows no sign of antiquity. No further information obtained.

Visited by OS (EGC) 23 Februry 1962

OS (EGC) confirmed.

Visited by OS (SFS) 16 September 1974.

This bridge carries Bridgegate over the Eddleston (or Eddlestone) Water to the W of the centre of Peebles ( ). It thus connects the old and new parts of the town.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 January 2006.

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