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Milton of Balgonie, Balgonie Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1916 / 56°11'29"N

Longitude: -3.1017 / 3°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 331728

OS Northings: 700430

OS Grid: NO317004

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.FYZC

Mapcode Global: WH6RH.BM7T

Entry Name: Milton of Balgonie, Balgonie Bridge

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350452

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16666

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Civil Parish: Markinch

Unitary Authority Ward: Glenrothes Central and Thornton

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 17th century, widened to W and rebuilt above arches to E (armorial panel probably inserted). 2 arch bridge over River Leven. Heavily dressed, squared and coursed rubble with ashlar coped parapet; abutting walls semicircular coped rubble. 2 segmental arches, centre pier with cutwater buttresses to E and W and carved armorial panel to E.

Statement of Interest

The Inventory describes the armorial panel as "the lower part ... apparently containing an impaled coat with SUPPORTERS", AND QUOTES SIBBALD?S HISTORY OF FIFE AND KINROSS of 1710 "Built by the present Earl of Levin".

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