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Tongland, Old Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Tongland, Old Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Old Tongland Bridge; River Dee

Canmore ID 64128

Site Number NX65SE 89

NGR NX 69699 53655

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkcudbright
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX65SE 89 69699 53655

For Tongland (new) Bridge at NX 69200 53347, see NX65SE 63

Not to be confused with Tongland Bridge (NX 6919 5332), for which see NX65SE 11.

Built 1737. A well-preserved example of early 18th-century work.

NSA 1845.

This bridge carries an unclassified public road over the River Dee which here forms the boundary between the parishes of Kirkcudbright and Tongland.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 March 1997.


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