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Kilmarnock, Old Street, Riccarton Old Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kilmarnock, Old Street, Riccarton Old Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Irvine

Canmore ID 42821

Site Number NS43NW 45

NGR NS 42786 36564

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/42821

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Kilmarnock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kilmarnock And Loudoun
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS43NW 45 42786 36564

Riccarton New Bridge [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, March 2010.

For (successor and present) New Bridge (situated immediately downstream, at NS 42753 36560), see NS43NW 83.

Riccarton Bridge is an 18th century 3-span, segmental arched bridge, with dressed stone arch rings, rubble spandrels and triangular cutwaters.

J R Hume 1976

As described.

Visited by OS (JRL) 7 July 1982.

Riccarton Old Bridge carries Old Street across the River Irvine, which her forms the boundary between the parishes of Kilmarnock (to the N) and Riccarton (to the S).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 June 2006.

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