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Ceres, High Street, Ceres Burn, Bishop Bridge And Linking Wall To Folk Museum

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned), Wall (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ceres, High Street, Ceres Burn, Bishop Bridge And Linking Wall To Folk Museum

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned), Wall (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Auld Brig

Canmore ID 33049

Site Number NO41SW 4

NGR NO 40015 11429

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Ceres
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO41SW 4 40015 11429

(NO 4001 1143) Bridge (NR)

OS 6" map (1919)

"At the south-east end of Ceres village a small 17th century bridge, locally known as the "Bishop Bridge" after Archbishop Sharp,crosses the stream known as the Craighall or Ceres Burn. It has a single arch with a span of 27ft and a width of 8ft 3ins at the soffit. The roadway which is very steep, has a width of 6ft 4ins between the parapets, and rises to a height of 13ft 6ins above the water-level.


Bishop Bridge is as described above, and is in a good state of repair.

Visited by OS (DS) 17 October 1956

Above confirmed.

Visited by OS (RDL) 25 May 1964


Publication Account (2013)

Bishop Brig, a humped packhorse bridge from the 17th Century.

M Watson, 2013


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