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Thornhill, Nith Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Thornhill, Nith Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Thornhill Bridge

Canmore ID 87888

Site Number NX89NE 71

NGR NX 87081 95480

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Penpont
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NX89NE 71 87081 95480

(Location cited as NX 871 954). Bridge, Thornhill, late 17th or early 18th century. A handsome two-span bridge with dressed-stone arch rings and rubble spandrels. The arches are segmental and the triangular cutwaters extended up to form pedestrian refuges.

J R Hume 1976.

This bridge carries the A702 public road over the River Nith on the W side of Thornhill. The river here forms the boundary between the parishes of Morton and Penpont.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 January 1999.

Architecture Notes

Historic Scotland - Delisted 3.10.2000


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