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Annan, Diamond Jubilee Bridge

Suspension Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Annan, Diamond Jubilee Bridge

Classification Suspension Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Annan; Blacketlees, Suspension Footbridge

Canmore ID 66555

Site Number NY16NE 99

NGR NY 19157 68647

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Annan
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY16NE 99 19157 68647

Diamond Jubilee Bridge

(Suspension) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1993.

(Location cited as NY 192 686). Suspension footbridge, Blacketlees, built 1897 by P & R Fleming, Glasgow. A small structure with steel tubular pylons, wire-rope suspension cables, steel-rod suspenders and a wooden deck.

J R Hume 1976.

(Suspension bridge of wire rope and unstiffened deck type with iron or steel pylons: location cited as NY 192 686). Built 1897 by P and R Fleming, Glasgow, engineers. Steel tube pylons, wire-rope cables, rod suspenders, woven wire railings. Public footbridge.

J R Hume 1977.

This bridge carries a footpath across the River Annan to the ESE of Blacketlees steading (NY16NE 100).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 October 1997.


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