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Bentpath, Esk Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bentpath, Esk Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Esk; Bentpath Village, Esk Bridge; Bentpath Bridge

Canmore ID 92168

Site Number NY39SW 22

NGR NY 31160 90248

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NY39SW 22 31160 90248

Humpbacked two-span bridge built by Andrew Coats and Robert Paisley in 1734-7.

J Gifford 1996.

This bridge carries an unclassified public road over the River Esk in the centre of Bentpath village.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 December 1997.


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