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Edinburgh, Leith, Tolbooth Wynd, Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9753 / 55°58'31"N

Longitude: -3.1721 / 3°10'19"W

OS Eastings: 326948

OS Northings: 676432

OS Grid: NT269764

Mapcode National: GBR 8S5.YH

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.72QL

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, Tolbooth Wynd, Bridge

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364602

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27435

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

1788-9 with later additions and alterations. Bridge of 3 segmental arches with semi-circular cutwaters and piers; solid coped parapets extended beyond arch on concrete lintel. Coursed stugged cream sandstone with rock-faced voussoirs to outer (original) spans; droved (largely replaced) parapet. Modern central arch with concrete ribs and stone facing.

Statement of Interest

The bridge was formerly a draw-bridge, but the central span has been filled when the roadway was widened in the 1950?s.

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