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Dumfries House, Lugar Water, Adam Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dumfries House, Lugar Water, Adam Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Avenue Bridge

Canmore ID 43610

Site Number NS52SW 12.03

NGR NS 53798 20643

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Old Cumnock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Summary Record

The bridge was recorded as part of the Threatened Builsdings Survey of Dumfries House in 2010. It was designed by John Adam in 1760 as part of the main approach to Dumfries House from the north. Since the bridge was recorded the original balustrade has been restored and the bridge repaired. For more in formation see RCAHMS publicartion Dumfries House , an Architectural Story.

STG 2014

Archaeology Notes

NS52SW 12.03 53796 20646.

(NS 53796 20646) Avenue Bridge, over the Lugar Water: Three arches with approach ramps. A impressive design contemporary with Dumfries House (NS52SW 12, built 1754-9).

SDD List 1963

As described, and in use. In a good state of repair.

Visited by OS (JRL) 24 October 1981


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