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Crossford Bridge

Road Bridge (18th Century)

Site Name Crossford Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Braidwood Road

Canmore ID 200575

Site Number NS84NW 49

NGR NS 82753 46475

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Lesmahagow
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS84NW 49 82753 46475

(Location cited as NS 827 465). Built 1793: a 3-span bridge, of dressed-stone construction, with the voussoirs and piers rusticated. The arches are segmental, and the cutwaters rounded.

J R Hume 1976.

Architecture Notes


The bridge crosses the boundary between two parishes; Lesmahagow and Lanark.


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