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Walkerburn, Caberston Road, Tweed Bridge

Road Bridge (20th Century)

Site Name Walkerburn, Caberston Road, Tweed Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) River Tweed; Walkerburn Bridge

Canmore ID 144359

Site Number NT33NE 36

NGR NT 36053 36951

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT33NE 36 36053 36951

Formerly entered as NT0000 1701.

(Location cited as NT 361 368). Bridge, over Tweed, Walkerburn, mid to late 19th century. 4-span with bowed steel trusses on masonry piers (except one which consists of 2 circular riveted steel piers linked by cross bracing).

J R Hume 1976.

This bridge carries Caberston Road over the River Tweed on the S side of the village of Walkerburn (NT33NE 31). The river here forms the boundary between the parishes of Innerleithen (to the N) and Traquair (to the S).

The location assigned to this record defines the centre of the span.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 January 2006.

Activities

Sbc Note (15 April 2016)

Visibility: Standing structure or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

Sbc Note

This bridge was built in the mid to late 19th century. It is 4 span with bowed steel and trusses on masonary piers.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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