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New Carron Bridge

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New Carron Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Denny
To:  Fintry
Location
Carron Bridge
County
Stirlingshire
Highway Authority
Stirling • Falkirk
Opening Date
C19th
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
B818
Crossings related to the B818
Looking across the bridge

The New Carron Bridge crosses the River Carron a short distance downstream from the old Carron Bridge. Not much seems to be known about it, except that it is probably 19th Century in date and is a single stone arch across the river. The bridge is nicely detailed, with an ashlar arch ring and a cornice line above marking the level of the road. The roadway is narrow, partly due to having narrow pavements on both sides, marking a slight pinch point on the B818 which crosses the bridge. This is exacerbated by the bends on either side, as the road runs roughly parallel to the river.

The name New Carron Bridge suggests that this bridge was built to carry a new road line, and so bypass the older Carron Bridge upstream. Modern maps do indeed suggest an old road line across Tarduff Hill, but there is no certainty to this.




New Carron Bridge
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Crossings of the River Carron & Tributaries
River CarronCarron Bridge (Carron Bridge) • New Carron Bridge • M80 Carron Bridge • Denny Bridge • M876 Bridge • Dunipace Bridge • Larbert Bridges • Carron Bridge (Falkirk) • M9 Carron Bridge • Kerse Bridge
Bonny WaterCastlecary Bridge • Bonny Bridge • A883 Bridge

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