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Cockburnspath, New Tower Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cockburnspath, New Tower Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Tower Burn

Canmore ID 121166

Site Number NT76NE 40

NGR NT 78388 69748

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Cockburnspath
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT76NE 40 78388 69748

For predecessor Cromwell's Bridge and Old Tower Bridge (both situated to the E), see NT76NE 3 and NT76NE 34 respectively.

Tower Bridge [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1977.

This reinforced concrete bridge carries the A1 over the Tower Burn.

Information from RCAHMS (MMD) 20 August 1997.

This bridge carries the former line of the A1 (T) public road over the Tower Burn to the SE of Cockburnspath village. It forms part of an lengthy structure of viaduct-type construction.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 February 2006.


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