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Roman Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Roman Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kip Water; Millhouse

Canmore ID 41389

Site Number NS27SW 2

NGR NS 22307 72549

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Inverclyde
  • Parish Inverkip
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Inverclyde
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS27SW 2 2230 7255

(NS 2230 7255) Roman Bridge (NR)

OS 1:10000 map (1980)

Roman Bridge: This well-known name applies to a very narrow, single-arched bridge over the Kip Water (Name Book 1856). It was built in the latter part of the 16th century (TSA) in the early 17th century (T G Snoddy 1950) ? 1650-1700 (SDD List 1963). Snoddy notes many masons' marks on the stones of the bridge, and also a small ruinous chamber; of obscure purpose, by the side of one the piers.

Third Statistical Account 1962

This narrow, metalled footbridge, 2.0m wide, appears to be late Medieval or early modern in construction.

Visited by OS (JD) 21 July 1955.

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