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Knowehead Bridge

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Knowehead Bridge
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From:  Knowehead
To:  Carminnows
Location
Kendoun Loch
County
Kirkcudbrightshire
Highway Authority
Dumfries and Galloway
Opening Date
1936
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Truss Bridge
On road(s)
 • unclassified

The bridge at Knowehead spans one of the narrowest points of the narrow Kendoun Loch. It consists of two long trussed spans supported by a central pier and was constructed in c1935/6 when the river was dammed to form the loch, part of a system to provide fresh water to southern Scotland.




Knowehead Bridge
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