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New Luce, Bloody Wheel Bridge

Railway Bridge (19-20th Century)

Site Name New Luce, Bloody Wheel Bridge

Classification Railway Bridge (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) New Luce Railway Bridge; Main Water Of Luce; New Luce Viaduct

Canmore ID 215810

Site Number NX16NE 177

NGR NX 16987 65136

NGR Description NX 16987 65136 and NX 16984 65071

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish New Luce
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX16NE 177 16987 65136 and 16984 65071

Main Water of Luce (New Luce) Viaduct: this viaduct spanned the Main Water of Luce and comprised twelve stone arches. It was completed in early 1876.

D L Smith 1969.

The first bridge to the N spans the Main Water of Luce (NX16NE 16987 65136) and the second bridge to the S, built later, spans a road (NX16NE 16984 65071).

Information from RCAHMS (KD), May 2002.

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