Bridges On The Tweed


An attractive old bridge dating from 1780 it once linked Earlston to the north with Melrose and St Boswells on the south side as part of the A68 road. It is now closed to traffic and a new bridge replaces it. Built by Alexander Stevens and strengthened below the water with mass concrete in the 1920s. Category A Listed.

 Drygrange Old Bridge - Leaderfoot Facts

Constructed - 1778-80
Type - 3 arch, stone.
Position: Leaderfoot, near Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.
Grid Ref: NT 575 347
 Drygrange Old Bridge - Leaderfoot

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