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Currie Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Currie Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 50273

Site Number NT16NE 17

NGR NT 1828 6773

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Currie
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT16NE 17 1828 6773.

(NT 1828 6773) Currie Bridge (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

Currie Bridge is a very old bridge of single span, narrow on the top. It is said to have stood upwards of 500 years.

Name Book 1852; NSA 1845 (T Barclay)

Only the post-1896 bridge remains, but the site is known to be pre-1666.

Information from J Howdle, Curriehill Rd, Currie, 1969.

Architecture Notes



'Buildings of Currie District'. Collection of notes made by Robert Balfour Graham Langwill (died 1932). He refers to: Bavelaw, Currie Bridge, Currie Kirk, Hermiston, Malleny and Riccarton.

No date. GD 1/509/10

Collection of notes made by Robert Balfour Graham Langwill (d.1932). He comments upon: Crucifix or Altar Candlestick found in Currie churchyard:Heraldic slabs at Malleny House and those taken from Corstorphine Church in 1828 and built into the extension to Hermiston House, home of John Burn, architect.

No date. GD 1/509/11

Comments are made upon the nuns:

Curriehill Castle,

Lennox Castle,

Mansion of the Skenes of Curriehill.

Also not on secret passsages.


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